Accountant - Caterham

Basic up to 45k per annum
Ref: 105 Date Posted: Wednesday 14 Jul 2021
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Are you a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or very near to being qualified), looking to join a busy Accountancy Practice? Our client is an independent Chartered Accountant and Tax Adviser Practice, who has been dealing with local sole trader, partnership and small to medium sized limited companies for over 4 decades. They cover all areas of accounting, business and tax advice, and specialise in owner managed businesses. They have 2 Practices locally, with this role being based in their Caterham office joining a busy team. Your own transport is preferable for this location.

You will be currently working in an Accountancy practice, be secure in Cloud based accounting software and be confident managing clients and enjoying the fast pace that comes with a successful practice.


  • Basic starting salary £40-45k doe
  • 22 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
  • Company pension contribution
  • Free car parking
  • Continued professional development support
  • Hours: 9am-5.15pm

Core responsibilities will typically include:

  • Manage a portfolio of clients
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements under FRS102 and FRS105
  • Preparation of sole trader/partnership accounts
  • Deal with complex taxation areas
  • Preparing of corporation tax computations and returns
  • Preparing of individual self-assessment tax returns
  • Dealing with HMRC
  • Advising on client’s queries

Expected Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Must be ACA or ACCA qualified (near completion will also be considered)
  • Relevant accountancy practice experience
  • All-round accounts and tax experience
  • Limited company accounts preparation
  • Personal self-assessment tax return
  • Corporation tax return
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud based accounting packages
  • QuickBooks, Sage, Xero, Iris, CCH Central
  • Ability to hit the ground running and deal with a fast paced, varied environment