Semi-Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Baxter Williams
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£16000 - £18000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Semi-Senior Accountant

Either qualified by experience or working toward a professional qualification such as ACA or ACCA

The role is of a mixed dynamic, to work under guidance, in Birmingham office preparing accounts, VAT returns and working on audits as required. This is a great opportunity to progress in your career, gaining a wealth of experience across a number of sectors, and a range of sizes.

Key Responsibilities:

Client service

To prepare year end financial and management accounts, tax returns, VAT returns and participate in the auditing process as required and based on information provided by the client.
To raise and seek guidance from seniors with issues as appropriate.
To finalise all appropriate paperwork and forward on to required destination e.g. client, HMRC, Companies House.
Liaise with client as required, in order to answer client queries and to provide necessary client feedback.
To answer incoming telephone calls and deal with clerical matters as and when required for the smooth running of the office.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Essential

Minimum of 4 years experience in accounts production in a public practice environment.
To have been educated to a minimum A level standard.
Excellent numerical skills.
Good computer literacy with experience of using Microsoft windows based packages.
Strong planning, organising and time management skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Good team worker.
Desirable

Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to demonstrate their ability to communicate with all levels.
Excellent team worker, able to demonstrate their ability to be self-motivated and work on their own initiative as well as work with and support others in the team when appropriate.
Excellent computer literacy skills with experience of using Microsoft Windows based packages and possibly a book-keeping package.
Broad range of experience & interests outside of the work environment