Accounts Executive

AJ Chambers
Great Bromley
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A top leading independent firm based in Colchester are looking to recruit a full time Accounts Executive, working as part of the Business Advisory team.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern accountancy practice through the implementation of cloud accounting software.

The role

  • Preparation of financial accounts from incomplete records, including bank reconciliation, control account reconciliation, control account reconciliation, fixed asset accounting, calculation of debtors and creditors, nominal ledger accounting and preparation of trial balance etc.
  • Preparation of management accounts and financial forecasts.
  • To visit client premises to set up and maintain book-keeping records and quarterly VAT returns and provide support to clients, who maintain their own records, using Xero and other accounting systems
  • Assistance in tax compliance work for clients, e.g. preparation of Tax Returns, VAT returns, Payrolls etc.
  • To assist other members of staff with Xero queries and manage the inbox as part of the SBLive team.
  • Supervising trainee staff within the department, providing technical support where needed.

The Candidate

  • Applicants must possess the AAT, ACCA or ACA qualification.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to be able to analyse and interpret information and possess good communication skills.
  • A professional manner and a good knowledge of Microsoft office packages is essential and experience of, or an interest in, cloud accounting practices would be advantageous.
  • Experience of accounting issues affecting the agricultural sector, and knowledge of Caseware and Xero would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given for the right candidate.

If you are interested in this role, please apply now or contact Billie Vallance at AJ Chambers for consideration.