The Accounts Supervisor is responsible for supervising/assisting other team members with ad-hoc queries and training. Whilst not assisting the team they will be undertaking the preparation, some reviewing and completion of client accounts as well as assisting with the provision of a comprehensive accounting and business advisory service to clients.
The Accounts Supervisor will assist other team members of the accounts team with ad-hoc queries and on the job training whilst at the same time meeting work priorities.
The preparation of client accounts, up to final stage dependent on the complexity of the business, for approval/ signing off by their manager or director.
To review the work they and the team are undertaking and refer to their manager/director any tax compliance issues or opportunities for cross selling of other services within the group.
To develop and maintain a good working relationship with clients to gain their respect, and to know their own limitations in advising the client on accounting and tax matters.
To promptly report to their manager/director any concerns which may affect the firm’s client relationship e.g. money laundering, unethical business practice, complaints etc.
To respect client confidentiality and report any issues which may affect client relationships to their senior/manager.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal Accounts Supervisor will have at least 3 years accountancy practice experience
Must be AAT or ACA or ACCA qualified or qualified by experience
Must be confident in supervising and training other members of the team
Must be able to prepare accounts to final stage.
Must be able to demonstrate effective client inter-personal skills.
Must be able to actively manage own workloads and take responsibility for own development.
Must possess IT skills to operate in-house programmes and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary.
Must be fully conversant with accounts preparation programmes.
Must possess a good working knowledge of accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act