Accountant (Qualified)

We are looking to recruit a fully qualified accountant to be based at our King’s Lynn office.

Stephenson Smart (East Anglia) Ltd are a well-established firm of accountants, based in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire; with offices in King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth, Acle, Fakenham, Wisbech, March and Downham Market. We have more than 130 dedicated staff spread across the organisation.

Our teams include highly qualified individuals who provide a professional and helpful service to our clients, to help them understand their tax and finances.

The relationship that our teams have with their clients and communities is integral to the reputation and success of the firm. Enthusiasm, determination and a strong work ethic are major attributes that we look for when introducing someone new into our team.

The principles of equality and diversity play an integral part in our recruitment and retention of trainees, accountants and support staff, and in the promotion of talented individuals at Stephenson Smart.

Overview

As a Practice Accountant, you will be exposed to a wide variety of accounting and tax areas. For example, accounts for companies, sole traders and partnerships, audits, tax computations and tax returns, VAT returns, CIS returns, etc.  Additionally, you will help mentor the junior members of the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of clients and maintain strong relationships with them
  • Prepare and review financial statements and tax returns
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards
  • Conduct regular financial analysis and forecasting to provide expert advice to clients
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure client needs are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Monitor and analyse financial data to identify trends and potential issues

 

Skills & Experience

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Strong IT skills with experience using Xero, Sage, Quickbooks and IRIS preferrable
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • A strong work ethic with commitment to delivering an excellent service
  • An innate drive to ensure the value and integrity of the business is always upheld
  • An ability to work to deadlines

 

Package

  • Competitive salary plus additional benefits subject to experience
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Life Assurance (death in service)
  • Sick Pay after qualifying period
  • Employee Benefits Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car parking
  • Length of service recognition
  • Company social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

 

How to apply for this role:
If you are interested in applying for this post please send your CV and accompanying letter to careers@stephenson-smart.com

 

We are looking to recruit a fully qualified accountant to be based at our King’s Lynn office.

Stephenson Smart (East Anglia) Ltd are a well-established firm of accountants, based in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire; with offices in King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth, Acle, Fakenham, Wisbech, March and Downham Market. We have more than 130 dedicated staff spread across the organisation.

Our teams include highly qualified individuals who provide a professional and helpful service to our clients, to help them understand their tax and finances.

The relationship that our teams have with their clients and communities is integral to the reputation and success of the firm. Enthusiasm, determination and a strong work ethic are major attributes that we look for when introducing someone new into our team.

The principles of equality and diversity play an integral part in our recruitment and retention of trainees, accountants and support staff, and in the promotion of talented individuals at Stephenson Smart.

Overview

As a Practice Accountant, you will be exposed to a wide variety of accounting and tax areas. For example, accounts for companies, sole traders and partnerships, audits, tax computations and tax returns, VAT returns, CIS returns, etc.  Additionally, you will help mentor the junior members of the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of clients and maintain strong relationships with them
  • Prepare and review financial statements and tax returns
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards
  • Conduct regular financial analysis and forecasting to provide expert advice to clients
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure client needs are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Monitor and analyse financial data to identify trends and potential issues

 

Skills & Experience

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Strong IT skills with experience using Xero, Sage, Quickbooks and IRIS preferrable
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • A strong work ethic with commitment to delivering an excellent service
  • An innate drive to ensure the value and integrity of the business is always upheld
  • An ability to work to deadlines

 

Package

  • Competitive salary plus additional benefits subject to experience
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Life Assurance (death in service)
  • Sick Pay after qualifying period
  • Employee Benefits Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car parking
  • Length of service recognition
  • Company social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

 

How to apply for this role:
If you are interested in applying for this post please send your CV and accompanying letter to careers@stephenson-smart.com

 

The front of the King's Lynn office of Stephenson Smart accountants.

Our Offices

King's Lynn Office

22-26 King Street, King’s Lynn,
Norfolk, PE30 1HJ

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01553 774104

E:   kingslynn@stephenson-smart.com

Gorleston Office

East Coast House, Galahad Road, Beacon Park,
Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 7RU

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01493 382500

E:   eastcoastoffice@stephenson-smart.com

Acle Office

Queens Head House, The Street, Acle,
Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 3DY

Open 8:30am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01493 750207

E:   acle@stephenson-smart.com

Fakenham Office

10 Oak Street, Fakenham,
Norfolk, NR21 9DY

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01328 863318

E:   fakenham@stephenson-smart.com

Wisbech Office

2 The Crescent, Wisbech,
Cambridgeshire, PE13 1EH

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01945 463383

E:   wisbech@stephenson-smart.com

March Office

23 Dartford Road, March,
Cambridgeshire, PE15 8AN

Open 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday

T:   01354 653026

E:   march@stephenson-smart.com

Downham Market Office

1st Floor, 9 Market Place,
Downham Market, Norfolk, PE38 9DG

Open 9:30am until 4:30pm Tuesdays and Fridays

T:   01366 384121

E:   downhammarket@stephenson-smart.com

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