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General Practice Supervisor - Heathrow

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General Practice Supervisor - Heathrow



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About Moore Kingston Smith
Moore Kingston Smith is a dynamic, leading UK firm of accountants and business advisers. We have been helping clients thrive since 1923.

As trusted advisers to businesses, private individuals and not for profit organisations, we are passionate about helping our clients achieve their ambitions. We are committed to supporting them through good and bad times. Our highly experienced people have the strategic insight, drive and dedication to deliver results.

With over 60 partners and more than 500 staff based in and around London, we are a leading member of the Moore Global Network. An international family made up of over 30,000 people across more than 100 countries, members connect and collaborate to take care of our clients` needs - at a local, national and international level.

With the success of our clients at the centre of everything we do, our people are hugely important to us. We recognise that they are key to our continued growth and development as a firm. Our commitment to developing our people and providing an environment in which they can thrive is therefore paramount to us.

This is evidenced by the many awards we have won, recognising both our people and employer excellence, and our creative innovation, particularly in regard to client services - among other things.

About the Heathrow Office
The Heathrow office is based at The Old Vinyl Factory redevelopment in West London`s Hayes & Harlington, which is a short walk to the cross rail station. The office has 3 full time Partners and a team of over 40. The office is rapidly growing and is looking to appoint a manager to strengthen the team and to enable further growth. The office itself provides a very contemporary open plan-working environment enabling the team to collaborate effectively.

Purpose of the Role
Role break down is 50% audit, 40% accounts, 10% tax (estimated).
-Responsible for auditing of large companies and charities, to include planning of jobs.
-Supervision of the audit team on-site.
-Present on-site for large audits and review of smaller audits.
-Preparation of tax computations and Corporation Tax returns (CT600)
-Preparation of accounts of large Companies and Partnerships together with Tax computations.
-Review of the fieldwork prepared by junior members of the audit team.
-Close liaison with clients, banks and other stakeholders, often direct contact at Partner Levels.
-Motivation and encouragement of team.
-Promoting the interests of the firm with all employed by the firm, clients, prospective clients and other third parties.

The position also includes the potential for ad-hoc exercises such as investigations, M&A, statutory company work and other work/duties to assist the partners to successfully run and manage the firm and provide a personal, professional, speedy and efficient service to all the firm`s clients.

Business Development
To attend client gatherings or client seminars on an ad hoc basis so that there is plenty of KS support for events. Spotting Business Development opportunities with clients and progressing these in liaison with Assistant Manager/Manager/Partner.

To contribution ideas and implement to improve systems currently in practice with regards to client or staff matters.
Key Takes and Responsibilities
Inter-Personal Skills
-Seeks engagement with team members both junior and more senior
-Engages in briefings & debriefings with the team
-Effective team leader who is able to allocate work effectively between team members
-Helps to ensure consistent and timely communication
-Chooses appropriate mode of communication

Applying Technical Expertise
-Identifies technical issues and refers as appropriate
-Seeks, accepts and demonstrates new learning and experience
-Supports team members` learning
-Seeks involvement in new areas

-Offers ideas or inputs to discussions and teams
-Thinks ahead and anticipates future tasks/demands
-Understands the core services KS offers and how they relate to client business
-Identifies those issues which are important to the client and firm and responds accordingly

Business Building
-Recognises the need to contribute in any way to business development
-Thinks beyond the compliance when making recommendations to clients
-Understands the Firm`s seminar and BD activities, sees the link to client interests
-Reads and discusses wider business issues / agenda

Client Relationships
-Engages confidently with clients
-Supports wider efforts to build relationships
-Is responsive to client requests and takes responsibility for completion
-Shows commitment through entire process and with all issues/tasks
-Develops rapport with client counterpart/team

-Deals with first line issues on files
-Takes responsibility for delivery of the file in complete format
-Shows commitment to meeting all deadlines and helping the team to do so
-Manages personal time and responsibilities effectively

Skills and Experience
-Qualified to ACA or ACCA level - 1st time passes in professional exams
-280 UCAS points
-3 years practice experience.
-High level of familiarity with UK auditing and accounting standards
-Must have experience in Top 100 firm
-High level of personal motivation and drive
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Ability to use own initiative
-Ability to effectively identify and approach prospects and contribute to the development of the practice

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