Accounts Associate - Northampton

Northampton, Northamptonshire
c£25K - £30K
17 Feb 2017
19 Mar 2017
Qualification Level
Not qualified, Part qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Public Practice Accounts Associate c£25K - £30K. Northampton

We are recruiting for an AAT qualified or an ACA/ACCA studier to join a top tier International firm and gain experience dealing with a varied range of clients in an accounts preparation based role.This is an excellent opportunity to join a Top 10 firm with good career prospects for the long term.

About the Role

Main responsibilities -

  • Planning accountancy jobs through to completion including preparing budgets and liaising with the client directly.
  • Completing the accounts files including the review of work by junior staff and informing the Manager of any issues.
  • Prepare accounts for partnerships, sole traders and audit exempt companies.
  • Help identify the key issues which may have arisen either through external changes, new legislation or internal changes.
  • Drafting the planning letter to the client
  • Preparing points for discussion with the manager / partner
  • Organising and undertaking fieldwork.
  • This is an accounts based role but there may be occasional involvement with assisting on aspects of the audit process, excluding planning and completion.

Person specification:

·  AAT Qualified or early stages of ACA or ACCA

·  General experience of accounts preparation and audit

·  Ability to build and maintain good working relationships with clients

·  Enthusiastic with a positive approach to work and dealing with people

This is an excellent and rare opportunity to join an international firm for an AAT qualified or part qualified ACA / ACCA as the firm goes from strength to strength offering long term career prospects and the study and training support to ensure successful completion of your professional exams.