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Part Qualified Accountant Vacancy

Posted: 62 days ago
Place: Fulham Broadway, Greater London

Sakura Business Solutions is a West London based accountants and business advisors, who work primarily with small and medium sized businesses across a variety of sectors.

We believe that we are different to more ‘traditional’ accountants through being much more commercial, practical and proactive with our Clients.

The culture of the business is based upon providing a much more commercial and business focused service to SME’s, being passionate about the positive impact that we can have on our Clients’ businesses and also more generally being communicative and responsive.
With extensive experience in building and managing effective finance teams within larger organisations, Sakura is an excellent environment for the training and development of ambitious and professional accountants.

The Role

This will be a broad based accountancy role, both office based and with occasional onsite work with our clients, mainly dealing with a variety of compliance, corporation tax and bookkeeping activities, all of which underpin and support the successful running of our Clients’ businesses.
The appropriate candidate will already have at minimum of 1 year’s experience in an accounting environment, which will include bookkeeping, annual accounts and general compliance work (VAT, payroll, company secretarial). They will however have a keen interest in developing their experience and general commercial experience within a small team environment, and will also be studying towards a formal accountancy qualification.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible for managing routine ‘day to day’ bookkeeping requirements to a high standard for our Clients e.g. Sales, purchase and bank transactions etc.
• Responsible for managing monthly payroll processes for Clients and developing an excellent understanding and awareness of UK payroll requirements.

• Responsible for ensuring timely liaison with Clients to obtain the appropriate information prior to the preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns.
• Involvement in the preparation of end of year statutory accounts as part of a rigorous client year end process.
• Involvement in the preparation of all supporting documentation and information as part of the Corporation tax process.
• Responsible for ensuring company secretarial administration is maintained up to date for all limited company Clients.
• Resolving queries and issues on behalf of our clients with HMRC from time to time.
• Responsible for becoming a ‘Super User’ and internal resource in respect of our key accountancy software partners e.g. QuickBooks, Xero, SAGE etc.
• Responsible for developing and maintaining professional relationships with all Clients and internal staff.
• Ad hoc responsibilities for internal admin or development of processes and systems as necessary from time to time.

Candidate Requirements:

Key – Studying towards a career in accountancy, Professional and ‘can do’ attitude, Diligence, Passion for over delivering for Clients, Accuracy and good attention to detail critical.

Other – Knowledge of Accounts software an advantage (SAGE 50, Xero, QuickBooks). Good excel knowledge, Keen to develop relevant experience, skills and career in a supportive environment, Tax compliance background with a view to developing wider accountancy skills welcome.

Remuneration package:

Salary – £18,000 to £21,000 per annum, dependent upon experience.

Benefits – following 3 month Probation period includes Health Insurance, Life cover, Pension, Study leave and/or support (as appropriate)

Annual Leave – 25 days per annum
Unfortunately we will only be able to respond to candidates who we will be taking forward in the process.

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