Aegis UK is a Research & Selection company specialized in recruiting high profile professionals. On behalf of an established and professional company based in London, operating in the accountancy and tax consultancy sector, we are now looking for a:
Senior Accountant (Italian Speaker)
The Candidate will be responsible for managing accounts and oversee the firm’s day-to-day operations (i.e. preparation and submission of financial statements, VAT returns, EC Sales lists, Intrastat declarations and CIS returns; payments for customers and suppliers; general administration duties; etc.).Reporting to the Managing Director and Partners, He/She will supervise a small team of junior accountants and assist them in providing estimable levels of services to a broad range of clients, from well-established companies to high net worth individuals.
Supervising, coaching and supporting a small team of junior accountants and guiding the team through deadlines and challenging tasks.
Facilitating goal-level creation for the broader function and working with the Director to ensure the goals’ cascade to all workers.
Managing the clients’ bank accounts, i.e. payments for customers and suppliers, general administration duties.
Preparation and submission of VAT returns, EC Sales lists, Intrastat declarations and CIS returns.
General Bookkeeping for the production of management accounts. Support clients in drawing up detailed financial budgets; cash flow statements, revenue/cost analysis are the other leading keys.
Management of Payroll and related end of the year declarations. Drafting of employment contracts and further advice on dealing with employees.
Preparation and review of Personal Tax Computations and Returns, Statutory Accounts for Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships.
Investigation and due diligence on potential clients, partners or acquisition targets by clients.
Acting as a point of contact for tax authorities, dealing with new queries and ensuring that any HMRC inquiries are managed promptly and effectively.
Tax planning advice on income tax and consultancy on residence, domicile and remittance basis, OWR, dealing with requests for certificates of residence and DTA with other EU countries.
Conduct independent client listening and attend client relationship reviews with the managing director. Implement any actions required to respond to the client feedback.
Communicating financial and goal results and key performance indicators to the Director.
Minimum of five years’ in accountancy practice or related environment, with at least two years in a similar supervisory role.
Solid knowledge of accounting principles, laws and regulations.
Able to work autonomously and coordinate a small team.
Accurate and detailed oriented.
Able to deal with client enquiries in a timely and precise manner.
Confident and Team Player.
Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Proficient in MS Excel, accounting software (QuickBooks, Xero, Freeagent) and tax filing software (IRIS, TaxCalc, Tax Filer).
A relevant qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) would be desirable.
Proficiency in English and Italian, a third language (French, Spanish) would be an asset.