We are looking for a junior accountant who would enjoy supporting senior staff manage a portfolio of clients that includes small limited companies, partnerships and sole practitioners.
The business was set up in 2006 and has a shop and 3 other offices. We currently have 9 staff and over 500 clients.
There will be a mixture of practice administration and technical work including bookkeeping, payroll, accounts preparation, corporation tax returns, VAT Returns, personal tax returns, company secretarial duties, setting up clients, and record maintenance.
Qualifications include: AAT, part qualified or newly qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA.
You must have relevant and recent small practice experience and be used to working on your own initiative.
Your tax knowledge should be up to date and you will need good IT skills (Advanced Excel skills essential). Training in our accounting software will be provided.
You must have good people skills, excellent organisation skills and be able to work unsupervised to strict deadlines. You must have a good command of the English language (spoken and written), as the job involves writing technical emails to clients, answering the phone and being first point of contact for walk in clients.
This is a great opportunity to work yourself into a growing practice with an excellent reputation. There are excellent training opportunities in the form of 1) formal Tax and Accounting training (TaxAssist, as a network, has a wealth of training programmes), 2) on the job training and 3) through working closely with very experienced senior accountants.
This position is available immediately. Please apply by emailing your CV and a cover letter to: email@example.com