Service Charge Accountant in Luton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Description

Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. We support over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK, which gives our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. Our fresh thinking and practical business approach underpin our values.

Position: Service Charge Accountant

Location: South East Midlands Region - Flitwick (MK45)

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £29,000 - 34,000 per annum

About the role:

We have one of the countrys largest teams of dedicated service charge accountants with a growing National client base, which is where this opportunity arises.

The role of the service charge team is to deliver a first class service to our clients and contribute to the sector as whole. We undertake a variety of work types for our clients including; accounts preparation and certification, auditing services, taxation compliance, outsourcing solutions, reporting for trade associations and consultancy & general advice.

Key Responsibilities:

The role has varied Accounting disciplines including acting as the client services manager for one or more key clients including preparing service charge accounts, undertaking audit assignments, manage the more junior team members to work on a portfolio of accounts under your control and generally meeting the client needs wherever possible. The role will also entail being involved with practice management and workflow management for the wider team.

We anticipate the role to be split 80% productive (working on key client portfolios) and 20% internal (managing workflow of whole team and reviewing processes and controls)

You will be required to report to and work with the board of directors.

About you:

  • AAT qualified, as a minimum, but ideally part of fully ACCA/ ACA qualified.
  • Have a solid accounting experience ideally obtained within practice
  • Knowledge of service charge accounting would be an advantage.
  • Have strong management, communication and organisational skills.
  • Have experience of managing and controlling workflows in a practice environment
  • Be able to confidently work alone but also be an all-round team player.
  • Have excellent time management.
  • Be focused to work towards both personal and team goals
  • Have the ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and respond promptly to requests
  • Be proficient in Outlook and Word
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel to an advanced level

A fully supported training package (both internal and professional qualifications) is offered with this role.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.