Accounting Technician - AAT qualified

22 Dec 2016
19 Jan 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the largest independent accountancy practices in the South West is seeking a qualified Accounting Technician to join their team in Weston-Super-Mare to support the partners and managers in providing a range of accountancy services to clients.

Key areas of responsibility

- Preparing financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders up to the audit threshold.
- Preparing tax computations.
- Providing bookkeeping services.
- Filing HM Revenue & Customs documents on client's behalf.
- Ensuring that accounting records for clients are maintained and kept up to date.
- Dealing with the preparation and completion of quarterly VAT returns.
- Comply with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements.
- Drafting correspondence for clients; liaising with HMRC, by telephone and email.
- Providing varied administrative and business set-up services for clients.

Assignments will be undertaken both in the office and at client's premises.

Qualifications and experience required

- You will need to have an analytical and methodical approach to your work and be able to apply both common sense and technical skills to different assignments.
- You will have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C and 2 A levels at Grade C or equivalent.
- You will be AAT qualified or qualified by experience.
- Previous experience in accounts preparation for limited companies and unincorporated businesses.
- Previous experience in preparing tax computations and returns for limited companies, unincorporated business and individuals
- Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to clients.
- Able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
- Good written and oral communications skills.
- Calm and efficient under pressure, with the ability to respond to client enquiries promptly, accurately and efficiently.
- Confident, professional and team orientated in approach.