Aug 22, 2019Full time
SRGEurope has been appointed to recruit an Outsourcing Senior to join a high profile, Top 10 chartered accountancy firm in Newcastle. The Outsourcing Senior/Accounts Assistant will join the growing Outsourcing team to work collaboratively and report into the Outsourcing Manger. Responsibilities: Responsible for client portfolio ensuring accurate preparation of management accounts within deadlines and budgets set Proactively update the relevant Outsourcing Manager on client as and when appropriate Draft professional correspondence (e.g. email, letter) suitable for submission to a client without significant review points To ensure client processes and permanent files are kept up to date Key performance measures acted upon on an on-going basis (e.g. chargeable time, utilisation, expected fee income levels) Regular and proactive participation in Outsourcing Team meetings Professional Requirements: Accurate and timely preparation of (often complex/bespoke) management accounts and other reporting Preparation of VAT returns, EC Sales lists and Intrastat returns Training clients in use of their accounts systems Work in accordance with the defined systems and procedures Carry out ad-hoc assignments with assistance (usually solving clients accounting system issues) Ability to analytically review results and analyse KPIs Request appropriate funding from Parent Company to cover expected outgoings of the subsidiary/branch on a timely basis Recognise issues with European implications and act accordingly (e.g. VAT, taxation, foreign currency) Prepare an audit file which could be submitted to the client's auditors Knowledge of IFRS/UKGAAP Accurately compile information for P11D preparation by Tax Department Good compliance skills with limited supervision Effective use of IT including Excel, accounts packages, Outlook Maintain high professional standards of conduct and practice Apply knowledge of the company, industry, markets and core client base, highlighting potential business opportunities to the relevant Outsourcing Manager Be able to organise and manage time efficiently and effectively Be aware of relevant financial targets and constraints and contributes to achieving these, keeping the relevant Outsourcing Manager informed of progress Understand need for continuous learning Self-managing Work closely with junior members to ensure their continual development Adhere to client reporting deadlines in an efficient and timely manner Be able to use initiative to develop improvements to systems and procedures and encourage better teamwork The Company Our client is one of the UK's top 10 accountancy practices with a network of offices. They provide excellent training and development opportunities for staff.