Accounts Supervisor - Watford

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Vacancy Details

To assist our Watford team in helping to grow the firm, the duties you will carry out are:

  • Client management accounting (Xero expert would be an advantage) also Sage and Quickbooks knowledge.
  • Book-keeping and accounts production.
  • Preparation of accounts and VAT returns for Sole Traders, Company and Partnerships.
  • Processing Journals and finalising Accounts.
  • Accurate data entry input and updating.
  • Telephone liaison with clients.
  • Planning, prioritising, reviewing and allocation of all relevant client accounts preparation work ensuring effective team briefings and overall workflow.
  • Establishment of scope and budget for each piece of client work and ensure adequate briefing to team members.
  • Satisfactory completion of all client work in line with agreed budget ensuring adherence to relevant standards and procedures such that the completed work can be easily reviewed and signed off by a Principal.
  • Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with clients and team on progress for each project or task.
  • Assist Managers in the preparation of bills for work done in the department and ensure timely despatch to client in accordance with accounts planning document where relevant.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • To be either ACCA or ACA qualified.
  • Ideally educated to BTEC or A’ Level standard.
  • Accounts experience from a practice background.
  • IT competent and be familiar with computerised packages.
  • The ability to work on own initiative and be flexible.
  • The ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Employment Details

  • Full time role – Monday to Friday.
  • Remuneration will be dependent on experience.
  • Right to Work in the U.K. required.

The package will include:

  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme (Employer: 5%; Employee: 3%) subject to eligibility.
  • Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week’s salary.
  • Private Medical Insurance following completion of a 3 month probationary period (this is a taxable benefit).
  • Death in Service scheme cover (4x salary).
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (non-contributory) following completion of a 3 month probationary period.
  • Annual Leave will be 25 days per annum (pro rata). 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year.

To apply for this position please complete the application form.

If you have any questions please contact Nikki Shafren, Human Resources Manager on 01923 634275 or email