Semi Senior Accountant Job within a successful Leeds accountancy firm

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Up to £30k dependent on skills and experience
Posted
14 Nov 2017
Closes
14 Dec 2017
Ref
JO0000001961
Job Role
Accountant, Audit
Professional Membership
AAT, ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

We are seeking to recruit an engaging and articulate future Client Manager, to join this Leeds Accountancy firm, entering at Semi Senior Accountant level, but with a view to being given substantial client contact from the start. This Semi Senior Accountant Job is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and intelligent Part Qualified Accountant to gain maximum client exposure, and to learn very quickly.

Are you a Part-Qualified ACCA/ACA accountant who is confident in providing a range of accounting support to Sole Traders, Limited Companies and Charities?  Are you able to communicate with clients readily and build relationships with stakeholders?  

This Semi Senior Accountant Job in Leeds is the perfect fit role for a bright and ambitious individual with a thirst for further knowledge. If you are looking to join a progressive firm to continue your study, where you can expand on current skill set & gain more client exposure, this job would be a perfect fit.

The Semi Senior Accountant job is suitable for an ACCA/ACA/AAT part qualified accountant with several years' experience working in a public practice accountancy firm. Applications from suitable QBE candidates will also be considered. Ideally, we are looking for someone with 2 or more years’ experience, with a broad base of skills including Accounts, Tax compliance and some Payroll exposure. Ongoing training and Development will be given.

This West Yorkshire accountancy firm has a capability spanning a wide range of sectors. The firm works with sole traders and family-run businesses, trusts and estates, small companies and large, corporate businesses, and HNW individuals. The working environment is modern and the Partners will provide the required knowledge and challenges necessary to further your development. Because of the wide range of services undertaken by this practice, this provides an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to become multi-skilled. 

The main responsibilities for this Semi Senior Accountant job include: 

  • Accounts preparation for Limited companies, Sole traders and Partnerships 
  • Banking reconciliation
  • VAT returns (quarterly & monthly)
  • Bookkeeping
  • Overseeing the work of more junior members of staff 
  • Managing a portfolio of clients 
  • Completion of tax returns, both personal and corporation 
  • Liaising with clients and attending meetings to assess client needs 

The perfect Semi Senior Accountant will be ACCA/ACA part qualified with a minimum of two years' experience of working within a busy public practice accountancy firm. Persuasive communication and interpersonal skills are important for this role as the successful Semi Senior Accountant will progress quickly into a client facing role. You must be well presented and able to work within a team.  Experience of using IRIS is desirable but not essential. 

To find out about more Semi Senior Accountant & Part Qualified Accountant jobs in Leeds please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting across Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.

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