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Tax Assistant – City of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: City
  • Start Date: ASAP

We are currently looking to recruit a tax assistant to deal with all routine personal tax compliance for a portfolio of clients under  the guidance and supervision of a Supervisors/Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

•  Dealing with correspondence from clients and the HMRC, via letters, email and telephone
•  Completion of tax returns
•  Electronic filing of tax returns
•  Checking tax statements of accounts
•  Assisting others on personal tax compliance work on larger cases and on ad hoc assignments
•  Dealing with new client set up procedures
•  Data preparation and data entry
•  Assisting with the administration and reporting procedures in the department
 
It is essential candidates have the following:

•  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•  Good understanding of personal taxation issues with 1-2 years experience
•  AAT Qualified
•  Organised and motivated
•  A driven person who will take ownership of tasks and drive to completion
•  A good team player

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Tax Junior – City of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: City
  • Start Date: ASAP

We are currently looking to recruit a tax junior to deal with all routine personal tax compliance for a number of small straightforward clients under the guidance and supervision of a Supervisor/Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

•  Dealing with correspondence from clients and the HMRC, via letters, email and telephone
•  Completion of tax returns
•  Electronic filing of tax returns
•  Checking tax statements of accounts
•  Assisting others on personal tax compliance work on larger cases and on ad hoc assignments
•  Dealing with new client set up procedures
•  Data preparation and data entry
•  Assisting with the administration and reporting procedures in the department
 
It is essential candidates have the following:

•  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•  Organised and motivated
•  A driven person who will take ownership of tasks and drive to completion
•  Educated to A level, minimum of 240 UCAS points
•  A good team player

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

IT Support Controller – City of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: City
  • Start Date: ASAP

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced IT professional to join the Kingston Smith IT team in the capacity of an IT Controller based at our City office.

Responsibilities will include:

•  Full ownership for the day to day running of the IT support team. This includes supervising two members of staff
•  Delivery of IT services to Kingston Smith staff, ensuring the business demands and expectations for IT services are managed and fulfilled.
•  Technically capable, being the main point of escalation of the IT support team and having the ability to get to the root cause of problems.
•  Delivery of a structured training programme to staff to ensure that a level of IT competency is achieved across the firm. 
It is essential applicants have the following:

•  Experience of working within a supervisory role
•  Extensive knowledge of Exchange, Citrix, Windows Servers, Windows Desktops and SQL administration
•  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•  Experience of managing an IP telephony system
•  Experience working within an ITIL Framework
•  A driven person who will take ownership of tasks and drive to completion
•  Educated to degree level
•  A good team player

It is desirable that applicants have:

•  Experience within professional services
•  Experience of Accountancy applications

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Book-keeper/Management Accountant – West End of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: City
  • Start Date:

We are currently looking to recruit a Book-keeper/Management Accountant to work at our West End office.

Responsibilities include:

• Data processing
• Reconciliation of control accounts – Bank, purchase ledger, sales ledger, PAYE, wages etc
• Journal entries
• Calculation and posting of accruals and prepayments
• Preparation of VAT returns and associated legislation returns, including cash accounting and partial exemption
• Preparation of management accounts
• Preparation of year end accounts to 1st draft stages
• Communicate with and deal with any queries from clients, including attending their premises when required
• Communicate with and deal with queries from Partners/Managers/Supervisors regarding your clients

Required skills:

• Experience/understanding of charity accounts and media clients
• Competent with manual and computerised bookkeeping
• Able to produce accounts for sole traders and partnerships
• Clear and confident communication techniques and ability to feedback to all members of staff
• Strong organisational skills
• Ability to manage time to meet deadlines
• Able to travel to all areas of London and occasionally other locations if required
• Good IT skills including confidence with using Sage Line 50 and Excel
• Online software experience
• Awareness of Viztopia

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance – West End of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: West End
  • Start Date:

Our Corporate Finance department specialises in dealing with entrepreneurial business owners who want to work with experienced corporate finance advisers committed to maximising the opportunities available to smaller and medium sized companies.

We are currently looking for an ACA/ACCA qualified Assistant Manager to join our Corporate Finance department in our West End office. The client base is, in the most part, media and marketing services, so experience of those sectors is preferable. You will also have worked with AIM and Plus listed businesses. 
 
You will currently be working in a Corporate Finance role with 2-3 years experience in CF, probably within a top 20 Accountancy Practice.

You will have experience in preparing integrated financial projections, carrying out Information Memorandums, valuations and due diligence. You will also have been involved in the marketing and sale of businesses and led the advice with the client on acquisitions.

You will be involved in the following:

• Financial modelling
• 1st cut Information Memorandum prep
• 1st cut acquisition/sale search
• Assistance on running a transaction
• Reporting accountant work
• Business valuations
• Due diligence
• Working capital reports
• Strategic reviews
• Networking

You will be working on a portfolio of clients, covering a variety of business activities and sizes. You may be asked, on occasion, to work at other offices besides the West End and City.

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Assistant Manager, General Practice – Redhill

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: Redhill
  • Start Date:

We are currently looking for an ACA/ACCA qualified Assistant Manager to join our General Practice department in our Redhill office.

You will currently be working as an Assistant Manager, probably within a top 40 Accountancy Practice.

You will be responsible for a small to medium portfolio of clients (approx. £100k – 200k) covering a variety of business activities, sizes and structures.

You will be involved in all aspects of assignment management including:

• Job planning
• Budgeting
• Time managements
• Delegation and supervision
• Monitoring team progress
• Reviewing files
• Undertaking corporation tax
• Business development
• Assisting with preparation and presentation of new client pitches
• Assisting with billing and debt collection

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Manager, General Practice – Heathrow

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: Heathrow
  • Start Date:

We are currently looking to recruit a Manager to join the General Practice department in our Heathrow office.

You will be responsible for your own mixed portfolio of clients, ranging from sole traders to large audit clients, with the role comprising 60% audit and 40% accounts. You will also have good experience of corporation tax.

With a 2:1 degree or above and fully ACA/ACCA qualified, you will have already managed your own portfolio within an accountancy practice.

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager – West End of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: West End
  • Start Date:

Our Corporate Finance department specialises in dealing with entrepreneurial business owners who want to work with experienced corporate finance advisers committed to maximising the opportunities available to smaller and medium sized companies.

We are currently looking for an ACA/ACCA qualified Assistant Manager to join our Corporate Finance department in our West End office.  The client base is, in the most part, media and marketing services, so experience of those sectors is preferable.  You will also have worked with AIM and Plus listed businesses.

You will currently be working in a Corporate Finance role with 1-2 years experience in CF, probably within a top 20 Accountancy Practice.

You will have experience in preparing integrated financial projections, carrying out Information Memorandums, valuations and due diligence.  You will also have been involved in the marketing and sale of businesses and led the advice with the client on acquisitions.

You will be involved in the following:

• Financial modelling
• 1st cut Information Memorandum prep
• 1st cut acquisition/sale search
• Assistance on running a transaction
• Reporting accountant work
• Business valuations
• Due diligence
• Working capital reports
• Strategic reviews
• Networking
• New business proposals

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

Mixed Tax Manager – West End of London

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Not disclosed
  • Location: West End
  • Start Date:

We are currently looking for a Mixed Tax Manager to join our West End office. You will be CTA qualified with a minimum of 3 years managerial experience. You will predominantly deal with personal tax issues for a client base that includes media, entertainment, technology and advertising clients. You will also need proven corporation tax knowledge and experience of managing a small team.

To apply for this role

Please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@kingstonsmith.co.uk

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