My client is the Family Accounts Office of an entrepreneurial high net worth Family. The Family Office looks after the personal financial affairs of various family members and the accounting and compliance for numerous Family financial interests.
Based in Sherborne we are looking for a strong AAT qualified candidate, someone who is qualified by experience or a recently qualified accountant with at least five years of relevant experience, ideally within practice.
Salary bracket is circa £28k to £35k but really is DOE
You will be responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting through to management accounts/financial statements including audits where required for a variety of entities/family interests. These range from limited companies operating in the financial consultancy sector, a pension scheme, a sole tradership and reporting on overseas personal and property expenditure.
You will be expected to:
Ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained accurately and in a timely manner
Undertake all prime entry bookkeeping tasks ensuring all income and costs have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable is correctly treated
Administer all payments runs to the required frequency culminating in a weekly bank reconciliation where needed
Prepare VAT returns ensuring these are submitted on time
Maintain all fixed asset registers, ledgers and control accounts accurately
Produce management accounts and year end statutory accounts files for internal and external audit review
Prepare regular reports not limited to actual v budget cost summaries and profit forecasts as an exampl
We are looking for an individual who:
Is AAT qualified, qualified by experience or a recently qualified accountant with at least five years of relevant experience, ideally within practice.
Has experience of VAT
Can proactively prioritise their own work as this role deals with a high volume of information
Has integrity, discretion and the ability to deal with confidential information
Is tactful, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to deal assertively with a wide range of people
What we have to offer:
An attractive salary commensurate with 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 accountancy membership fee if applicable
Our commitment to provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance your knowledge, skills and experience
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