Trainee Accountant (Ref: V726)

SJD Accountancy

Posted: 01/07/2019

Hemel Hempstead

Full time


The Optionis Group is one of the UK’s most successful professional services companies, and we are looking for a Trainee Accountant to join our growing team.

Through our brands, we specialise in managing tax, employment, accountancy and legislative compliance for the UK’s small businesses and contingent workforce – our solutions are market leading, and we’re always looking out for the best possible employees.

As a Trainee Accountant, you will be aligned with SJD Accountancy, which is one of the UK’s largest specialist providers of fixed fee, limited company accountancy services to contractors and freelancers. You’ll be primarily responsible for assisting in the management of a portfolio of clients effectively and efficiently ensuring that the service we provide exceeds the company and client expectations.


The key responsibilities for the role will include, but are not limited to:

The completion of year-end accounts, CT600, and Corporation Tax computations

General administration duties

Meet statutory deadlines for VAT, Payroll, Statutory Accounts, Company and Personal

Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients

Taking on and managing new clients

Growing the business through referrals

Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice

Advise clients in relation to IR35 and the associated implications of this legislation

Respond to client enquiries in line with the company policy

Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty

Working as a team to continuously deliver the agreed level of service

To undertake any other duties as requested by your line manager within the scope of the role


Person Specification:

Experience within an accountancy practice

Previously been involved in the management of a portfolio of clients

Part-qualified/qualified accountant (ACCA/ AAT) or equivalent commercial experience

Very good communications skills and has the ability to build excellent relationships

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