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Accountant ( practice background)

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up to £40000 per annum, 25 days holiday, BUPA Life, 8% pension

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Accountant ( practice background)


Role Profile

You will be responsible for the bookkeeping, VAT, CIS, management accounts, statutory accounts and audit files for a number of entities including limited companies and partnerships within the property, retail, wholesale and consultancy sectors.

You will be expected to:

  • Ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained and management accounts prepared accurately and in a timely manner

  • Prepare CIS and VAT returns and ensure these are submitted on time

  • Review the bookkeeping and payment runs of the finance assistants and provide constructive feedback

  • Create statutory accounts with supporting year-end audit files where required for internal and external audit review

  • Ensure all entities are compliant with all relevant tax and company laws

  • Undertake project work as required

  • Ensure that your CPD record is well maintained

  • Provide holiday and sickness cover for other team members when required

  • Report to your team leader

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Is a qualified accountant (or qualified by experience) with at least three years of relevant accounting/audit experience, ideally working in a practice or an audit environment

  • Has experience of VAT, with knowledge of CIS being an advantage

  • Has integrity, discretion and the ability to deal with confidential information

  • Has excellent administration and communication skills (both written and verbal with attention to detail)

  • Is tactful, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to deal assertively with a wide range of people

  • Has excellent IT skills, a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of using accounting software

  • Is flexible and willing to learn

  • Enjoys working on their own or as part of a wider team, being a team player is key

What we have to offer:

Salary is up to £40k dependant on qualification/experience

Full time role, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.15pm with a one hour lunch break between 1-2pm

Office based for at least 3 months during training/probationary period, may have the option of some home working

Salary dependant on experience

8% employer pension contribution

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Individual BUPA cover

Life insurance 4 x gross salary

Payment of your annual professional qualification membership subscription

Our commitment to provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance your personal knowledge, skills and experience

Cycle to work scheme


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