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Client Accountant (Practice)

Location: London (with some travel to Milton Keynes)

Are you a high energy driven, dynamic and technically strong but commercially aware qualified practice accountant (ACCA / ACA/ CIMA or other Internationally recognised qualification)

If so, come and work with us!  We are one of the UK’s leading cloud based Chartered Accountants based in Milton Keynes and we re expanding into London.   We offer our clients a technology focused cloud accounting and finance solution.  We're fun to work with and our clients tell us we're the best there is.

We have some amazing, fast growth, high octane driven clients and great staff and we're looking for best of the best to help them become more successful which in turn will benefit you.

You'll need to have your head in the cloud using the latest accounting and productivity tools such as Xero, Quickbooks, Dropbox, Skype, Google Docs, Futrli, Castaway, Receipt Bank to name a few.  And of course, you 'll need to be comfortable with the Office Suite of products to keep your feet on the ground.

You'll need to have drive, commercial interest and a minimum 3 years previous experience of working in a UK firm of accountants, preferably in a mid tier firm where a wide range of skills were needed. The ability to take the initiative, spot opportunities, solve problems and a desire to learn are key.  Manager and Partnership potential is a given.

The role:

As a Client Accountant you will work with the Practice Manager and oversee all client requirements taking responsibility for supervising work from junior members of the team including client analysts, book keepers and accounts assistants. You will also have the opportunity to work with our high profile directors and get involved in a number of ad hoc projects and corporate finance work.

Essential Skills:

  • Tech savvy - you know your APPS as much as youknow your GAAP's
  • Extensive and practical knowledge of financialreconciliations, processes and controls, management accounts production,budgeting, forecasting and application of KPI's
  • Ability to multi task and handle pressures ofdeadlines and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent excel knowledge
  • Practical book keeping experience
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivableexperience
  • Payroll and year end PAYE issues
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns practicalknowledge of VAT rules
  • Processing journals, accounting adjustments and yearend adjustments
  • Excellent communication skills - in person andwritten
  • High level of attention to detail and disciplined
  • Prepare accounts from start to finish withoutassistance for a variety of small to medium size businesses
  • Experience in preparing corporate and personal Taxreturns will be an advantage
  • Ability/desire to manage junior staff
  • Minimum 2:1 degree, 20 UCAS points (“A” levels orequivalent), Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent), minimum B grade

Personal characteristics:

  • Disciplined
  • Highly organised with high energy levels
  • Enjoy meeting new clients and helping them toachieve goals and aspirations
  • Drive to achieve and passion to deliver topquality work
  • Able to travel to client sites, particularlyLondon
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, listening andempathy for the SME sector

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive and over sector norms and dependent on experience with a good bonus scheme, study support, the usual bank holidays, 20 days holiday and 1 day each quarter for community / charity involvement of your choice.

To apply for this role, send your CV, a cover letter telling us why you think you'll be a great ambassador for the company and a link to your LinkedIn profile to vacancies@alexanderrosse.co.uk.


Location: Milton Keynes (with some travel to London)

Client Analyst/Book keeper

Are you a self-starter with a pleasing and positive "can - do" attitude? Do you see the glass as half full as opposed to half empty?

If so, come and work with us!  We are one of the UK’s leading cloud based Chartered Accountants based in Milton Keynes and we re expanding into London.   We offer our clients a technology focused cloud accounting and finance solution.  We're fun to work with and our clients tell us we're the best there is.

We have some amazing, fast growth, high octane driven clients and great staff and we're looking for best of the best to help them become more successful which in turn will benefit you.

Based at our Milton Keynes office, the role is primarily book keeping and accounting based along with office administration duties.   Candidates may also be given the opportunity to work on statutory accounts and other types of accounting work.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

Essential Skills:

  • AAT qualified or qualified byexperience /other professional UK or Internationally recognised accountingqualification
  • Minimum 5 years book keepingexperience and familiarity with Xero / Quickbooks / other cloud basedaccounting software
  • AccountsPayable and Accounts Receivable experience
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathsand English at Grade B or above. You will not be considered ifyour grades are below this.
  • A level (or equivalent) minimumof 20 points
  • A university degree desirablebut not essential
  • Strong practical knowledge ofMS office including good Excel and MS Word application
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Accuracy/attention to detailessential
  • Strong written and verbalcommunication skills coupled with a pleasing telephone manner and theability to communicate clearly
  • Proactive and a self-starter
  • Ability to pick up new systemsquickly
  • A background of working in anoffice based environment would be an advantage, but not a requirement

Personal characteristics:

  • Disciplined
  • Highly organised with high energy levels
  • Enjoy meeting new clients and helping them toachieve goals and aspirations
  • Drive to achieve and passion to deliver topquality work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, listening andempathy for the SME sector

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive or dependent on experience with a good bonus scheme, study support, the usual bank holiday, 20 days holiday and 1 day each quarter for community / charity involvement of your choice.


Client Accountant (Practice)

Location: Milton Keynes (with some travel to London)

Are you a high energy driven, dynamic and technically strong but commercially aware qualified or about to qualify practice accountant (ACCA / ACA/ CIMA or other Internationally recognised qualification)

If so, come and work with us!  We are one of the UK’s leading cloud based Chartered Accountants based in Milton Keynes and we re expanding into London.   We offer our clients a technology focused cloud accounting and finance solution.  We're fun to work with and our clients tell us we're the best there is.

We have some amazing, fast growth, high octane driven clients and great staff and we're looking for best of the best to help them become more successful which in turn will benefit you.

You'll need to have your head in the cloud using the latest accounting and productivity tools such as Xero, Quickbooks, Dropbox, Skype, Google Docs, Futrli, Castaway, Receipt Bank to name a few.  And of course, you 'll need to be comfortable with the Office Suite of products to keep your feet on the ground.

You'll need to have drive, commercial interest and a minimum 3 years previous experience of working in a UK firm of accountants, preferably in a mid tier firm where a wide range of skills were needed. The ability to take the initiative, spot opportunities, solve problems and a desire to learn are key.  Manager and Partnership potential is a given.

The role:

As a Client Accountant you will work with the Practice Manager and oversee all client requirements taking responsibility for supervising work from junior members of the team including client analysts, book keepers and accounts assistants. You will also have the opportunity to work with our high profile directors and get involved in a number of ad hoc projects and corporate finance work.

Essential Skills:

  • Tech savvy - you know your APPS as much as youknow your GAAP's
  • Extensive and practical knowledge of financialreconciliations, processes and controls, management accounts production,budgeting, forecasting and application of KPI's
  • Ability to multi task and handle pressures ofdeadlines and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent excel knowledge
  • Practical book keeping experience
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivableexperience
  • Payroll and year end PAYE issues
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns practicalknowledge of VAT rules
  • Processing journals, accounting adjustments andyear end adjustments
  • Excellent communication skills - in person andwritten
  • High level of attention to detail and disciplined
  • Prepare accounts from start to finish withoutassistance for a variety of small to medium size businesses
  • Experience in preparing corporate and personal Taxreturns will be an advantage
  • Ability/desire to manage junior staff
  • Minimum 2:1 degree, 20 UCAS points (“A” levels orequivalent), Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent), minimum B grade

Personal characteristics:

  • Disciplined
  • Highly organised with high energy levels
  • Enjoy meeting new clients and helping them toachieve goals and aspirations
  • Drive to achieve and passion to deliver topquality work
  • Able to travel to client sites, particularlyLondon
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, listening andempathy for the SME sector

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive and over sector norms and dependent on experience with a good bonus scheme, study support, the usual bank holidays, 20 days holiday and 1 day each quarter for community / charity involvement of your choice.

To apply for this role, send your CV, a cover letter telling us why you think you'll be a great ambassador for the company and a link to your LinkedIn profile to vacancies@alexanderrosse.co.uk.

Admin and Executive Support (5 days a week - part time)

Location: Milton Keynes (with some travel to London)

Are you a self-starter with a pleasing and positive "can - do" attitude? Do you see the glass as half full as opposed to half empty?

If so, come and work with us!  We are one of the UK’s leading cloud based Chartered Accountants based in Milton Keynes and we re expanding into London.   We offer our clients a technology focused cloud accounting and finance solution.  We're fun to work with and our clients tell us we're the best there is.

We have some amazing, fast growth, high octane driven clients and great staff and we're looking for best of the best to help them become more successful which in turn will benefit you.

Job Description:

  • Fully handle the client onboarding process in relation to the receipts collections process (viadirect debits and BACS)
  • Fully handle the client renewalprocess including information on the receipts collections process (viadirect debits and BACS)
  • Maintaining list of clients and where we are with each client
  • Newsletter sending
  • Take responsibility and fully handle document requests with regulating authorities (ICAEW) and HMRC
  • Send Professional Clearance Letters
  • Prepare accounts payable listings and/or set up payments for directors to authorise
  • Raise Sales invoices (add hoc and repeating) on Xero and set up payment collections on the direct debit system
  • Chase up late payers
  • Co ordinate and update information on various softwares such as Xero, Capsule CRM, Dropbox, GoogleDocs and other applications including Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Continuously monitor, review and check processes over office protocol are being applied by all team members
  • Approve staff expenses andensure where applicable these are recharged to the clients
  • Introduce timesheeting systemand ensure we bill time out to clients where this is required.
  • Work with the Alexander Rosseaccounts team and practice manager
  • Work with the directors -helping to plan and prepare for meetings, arranging staff events, prepareand take the lead on marketing campaigns
  • Other add hoc office duties

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Professional accountingqualification (eg; AAT) or QBE or admin / secretarial qaulification
  • Disciplined and must haveexcellent attention to detail and impeccable organisation skills to multitask
  • Assertive with excellent verbaland written communications
  • At ease with Microsoft Officeproducts and technology
  • Professional, not fazed by hardwork
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathsand English at Grade B or above. 
  • Educated to at least A level orequivalent standard
  • Experience of accountingsoftware (Xero preferable)

Benefits: Competitive salary, the usual bank holidays, ability to work around anycommitments you may have (eg; children), 20 days holidays (pro rata) and 1day each quarter for community / charity involvement of your choice.

The position is immediately available. If you think this is an idealplacement for you, then send us your CV with a covering letter explainingwhy we should invite you for an interview at vacancies@alexanderrosse.co.uk.

Junior Accounts Assistant - Apprenticeship Book keeping

Are you a self-starter with a pleasing and positive "can - do" attitude? Do you see the glass as half full as opposed to half empty?

We have an exciting opportunity for a business and finance minded individual who is interested in starting from the basics and be part of our fast growing Accounting team.

We are one of the UK's leading Chartered Accountants & Corporate Finance Advisors and pioneers in SAAS based accounting. We are at the front line in dealing with the accounting and tax needs of high-profile clients. Our firm is fast paced, challenging and there are tight deadlines to be met. No two days will ever be the same.

Based at our Milton Keynes office, the role is primarily book keeping and accounting based along with office administration duties. Candidates may also be given the opportunity to work on statutory accounts and other types of accounting work.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Disciplined and well organised
  • Hungry for experience and learning about cloud based accounting
  • Keen to further their education by studying towards the AAT qualification
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths, Accounting and English at Grade A or above. You will not be considered if your grades are below this.
  • A level (or equivalent) minimum of 22 points
  • Strong practical knowledge of MS office including good Excel and MS Word application
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Accuracy/attention to detail essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with a pleasing telephone manner and the ability to communicate clearly
  • Proactive and a self-starter
  • Ability to pick up new systems quickly
  • A background of working in an office based environment would be an advantage, but not a requirement

Salary: Eligible for the apprenticeship scheme, study support, the usual bank holidays, 20 days holidays and 1 day each quarter for community / charity involvement of your choice.

The position is immediately available. If you think this is an ideal placement for you, then send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why we should invite you for an interview at vacancies@alexanderrosse.co.uk.