Job Description

Accountant

Mackenzie King are delighted to be recruiting an Accountant for a successful accountancy firm based on the outskirts of Ipswich. This role is ideal for a qualified or part qualified individual to manage a portfolio of clients. The portfolio will be a mix of medical, general business and private clients.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Accounts and Tax

  • Reviewing the draft accounts for medical practices, medical consultant companies, along with companies, partnerships and sole traders within the general business and private area
  • Reviewing corporation and partnership tax computations and returns
  • Reviewing individual tax returns
  • Managing workload and client expectations
  • Working within budgets set at the planning stage
  • Overseeing junior staff in the preparation of accounts and tax returns, providing training where required and assisting with their development
  • Ensuring the efficient use of appropriate software packages internally and supporting clients’ accounting systems

Clients

  • Maintain up to date understanding of client’s business
  • Maintain good working relationships with client’s staff
  • Is aware of the wide range of services and spots opportunities to potentially sell those services to clients
  • Takes an active role in business development and promoting the firm in the local area

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified (ACA, ACCA) or close to qualification
  • Preparation of accounts for companies, partnerships and sole traders
  • Experience of using Microsoft packages, internet, email and cloud accounting packages
  • Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to network and develop contacts
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Be proactive in identifying practical solutions to internal and client issues
  • Be able to operate at a high level of confidentiality

In return you will have support to establish your career at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally.

The firm prides itself on its reputation, with an award winning flexible benefits package including Cycle to Work Scheme, pension salary exchange, holiday purchase, discounted gym membership, on-line benefits platform with healthcare, retail, leisure offers and discounts.