Supervisor/Assistant, Accounting Services

Posted 2 years ago
South London Office
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Job Description

Accounts and Outsourcing

We are highly successful accounting firm in Kent that is looking for an Assistant Supervisor – Accounts to join their expanding Accounting Services division based in their Dartford office.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Bookkeeping duties for our clients using Sage, Xero or our client’s software as applicable including month end close down procedures
  • Preparation of management accounts and reporting in required format.
  • Client VAT Return preparation.
  • Client relationship building and maintenance of client portfolio.
  • Assisting, mentoring and training others in the department.
  • Assist with the preparation and review of statutory accounts for sole traders, partnerships and non-audit limited companies.
  • Preparation of corporate tax returns and ad-hoc advice as supported by our tax team.
  • Responsibility for own work and be able to multi task. You must time plan your own work and client appointments.
  • Meeting clients face-to-face and developing good rapport acting in a professional manner.
  • Writing professional letters and emails to clients. Offer client’s a value-added service, tailored to needs.
  • Up to date with technical knowledge and changes in the accountancy profession.
  • Liaising with the other departments in the office to cross sell other services to clients.

Skills required:

  • AAT fully qualified
  • Ability to multitask, work to deadlines, be efficient, organised, a good team player, approachable, confident, professional and IT competent (Excel, Word).
  • Experience in the preparation of year end accounts from incomplete records through to client sign off.
  • Experience in bookkeeping, management reporting and VAT returns
  • Up to date knowledge of post Brexit VAT changes and reporting to HMRC
  • Diligent and attention to detail.
  • Able to work on own initiative, but also be a team player.
  • Able to focus and concentrate in a busy working environment.


  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified or part qualified is preferred.
  • A good working knowledge of Caseware, IRIS, Sage, Xero and Quickbooks – training will be provided where required.
  • Managerial experience

Good to know:

  • Top 50 UK Accountancy firms
  • You will be based in Kent which is part of their four-office network that offers national coverage
  • The team is friendly, approachable and professional who possess strong and long lasting relationships with their clients
  • This opportunity is mainly office based but you will be required to travel to client’s offices if/when needed