Detailed Job Description
This is an exciting and flexible position, with the right candidate having the opportunity to work from home occasionally.
TO LEARN AND DEVELOP YOURSELF WELL in a small, proactive and systems driven accounting practice.
TO CONTRIBUTE TO PRACTICE SUCCESS AND PROFITABILITY
TO PROGRESS WITHIN THE PRACTICE TO MANAGEMENT / DIRECTOR POSITIONS
To learn cloud accounting software systems and develop strong servicing skill sets
To operate cloud accounting systems such as Xero, QuickBooks Online, ReceiptBank, Spotlight Reporting, TaxFiler and other systems used by the practice. Processing bookkeeping transactions and developing efficient systems processes manuals as you go.
To Prepare and review VAT Returns, keeping diary of actions undertaken and new understandings
To Undertake Accounts Preparations, gradually increasing skillset and recording new understandings
To learn how to prepare corporation tax returns and personal tax returns using Taxfiler, recording actions and understandings as you go.
Company Secretarial Software: To ensure all Companies kept up to date on system and logging all Confirmation Statements / production of required dividend documents etc. Ensuring all Company accounts filed at Companies House and HMRC in good time.
To become Xero Certified and QuickBooks Online certified and to attend advance courses
To be involved in the Practice internal processes and systems:-
MinuteDock, logging all 5 mins of time spent per client / activity and reviewing time efficiencies
Xero Internal, looking after the practice’s own bookkeeping, VAT, Payroll, tax etc
Cloud workflow system, Senta for logging tasks and full client onboarding database
GoProposal: proposal and client engagement system. To learn processes and to use to ensure all existing clients have current engagement letter and are fully onboarded with all required details and HMRC logins
Capsule CRM system use and population of onboarded clients
Money Laundering system. To assist in ensuring practice is fully compliant and keeps money laundering documents up to date.
Developing good understand in GDPR regulations and helping to ensure practice is maintaining compliance and properly documented
Research other software add-ons for Xero and Quickbooks Online
Attendance at Software events such as Accountex in May and Xero Conference
To be fully informed and aware of healthy work environment and desk posture and seating
To undertake to read Quinton’s “healthy living” manual covering healthy eating and nutrition and lifestyle and workouts. On doing so Quinton will subsidise any Gym membership and contribute towards an optional organic whole foods eating plan through Riverford. This all contributes greatly to focus and work ability – there is reasoning behind this!
Reading business books / articles to supplement accounting and business knowledge
Being involved in Quinton’s charitable ethos in supporting orphanages and water supply around the world, encouragement to partake through the Give As You Earn scheme.
28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
Subsidised gym membership
Optional contribution towards weekly Riverford Organics Box
Subscription to Soundview Executive Book Summaries