Accountant – Office-Based or Remote


Posted: 09/07/2021

Full time

*Applicants can be based anywhere within the UK*


The Optionis Group is currently looking for Accountants with experience of providing a great service to clients within an accountancy practice to join our industry leading business.

Optionis is the market-leading provider of accountancy, tax and umbrella employment solutions to contractors and small businesses within the UK. You will be joining a team of 450 staff, who represent highly successful brands such as Parasol, ClearSky, SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams


What we offer:

  • Study support towards AAT or ACCA.
  • The choice of working from home or within one of our six UK offices.
  • Clear career development with the opportunity to drive your own progression.
  • The opportunity to manage and grow your own client portfolio.
  • Mentoring from a Team Manager.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Casual dress code.
  • Day off for your Birthday.
  • Salary sacrifice green CO2 capped car scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance and Dental Cover
  • Access to Savings Pal benefits platform – the UK’s leading source of discounts and exclusive offers


Role & Responsibilities:

You will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of a high-quality service to a portfolio of clients. Responsibilities will include but aren’t limited to:

  • The completion of year-end accounts, CT600 and Corporation Tax.
  • Completion of Self-Assessment Tax Returns.
  • Calculating liabilities such as PAYE and VAT & ensuring RTI requirements are met.
  • Meet statutory deadlines for VAT, Statutory Accounts, Company and SATR.
  • Producing a monthly profit and loss breakdown for clients if required
  • Liaising with HMRC and banking providers on behalf of clients.
  • Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice.
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty.
  • Supporting a Team Manager and mentoring junior team members if required
  • Quality control and file reviews of colleagues if required.


What we are looking for:

  • Part-qualified/ qualified AAT or ACCA Accountant who is looking to progress.
  • Demonstrable experience in an accountancy practice with experience of owning a portfolio highly desirable.
  • An ability to prepare year-end accounts as well as tax returns.
  • An understanding of IR35 is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with good time management and organisation skills
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel

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