Assistant Accountant/Auditor - Ipswich

Ref: 1185 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Jul 2024

Job Title: Senior/Assistant Accountant/Auditor

Location: Ipswich, UK

Company Description:
ProTalent is  working with a modern and rapidly growing accountancy practice based in Ipswich. The firm offers a wide range of services to a diverse client base across various sectors in East Anglia. With a focus on family-owned and owner-managed businesses, they provide comprehensive accounting, audit, and business advisory solutions. The team fosters a professional and proactive working environment, where individuals are given the opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute to the success of clients.

Position Overview:
The client are seeking a motivated and talented individual to join the team as a Senior or Assistant Accountant/Auditor. The successful candidate will be part qualified or qualified, with a minimum of three years' experience in the field. In this role, you will work closely with a team, taking on responsibilities that include onsite audit/accounts work, managing client relationships, and interacting directly with clients. You will have the opportunity to gain a practical understanding of various industries and develop your skills in a supportive and dynamic environment.

- Prepare accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies
- Provide business advisory services to clients in various forms
- Draft personal and company tax returns, supporting documentation, and contribute to tax planning and long-term wealth planning
- Prepare management accounts and VAT returns
- Address client queries and provide support and advice tailored to their specific accounting systems and processes
- Lead and manage onsite or project-specific staff teams, reviewing their work and compiling reports for director input
- Assist in the development of junior staff members

Qualifications and Skills:
- Part qualified/qualified accountant with at least three years' relevant experience
- Strong team player with excellent communication skills
- Motivated individual who can work well under pressure and meet deadlines
- Ability to contribute to a professional proactive working environment
- Experience in managing and delegating tasks to staff
- Familiarity with family-owned or owner-managed businesses (preferred but not required)

Salary and Benefits:
- Competitive salary package commensurate with qualifications and experience
- Flexible working hours
- Hybrid working environment with fully hosted systems
- Clear opportunities for career progression
- Exposure to varied and successful clients, fostering client contact and interaction
- Modern offices and working practices

Please submit your CV or contact Haidee