Junior accountant

St Albans Accountancy Public Practice
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisation Description

We are working with a very well established firm of chartered accountants based in Stevenage who are looking for a Junior accountant to join their team. Our client is well established in the local area and primarily serves Ltd companies, Sole traders & Partnerships with turnovers circa £8m plus. You will be joining a team of 14 and report directly in to a Senior manager within the firm. The office environment is friendly and they have an open plan office. Everyone helps out whee needed so someone with a can do attitude would be ideal for this position.

Any enquiries please call or email Geoff Banks-Smith
01727 731 960 or geoff.banks-smith@reedglobal.com

Job description

You will deal with a mixed variety of clients consisting of Ltd companies, Sole traders & partnerships with turnovers up to circa £8m. Main duties will include but not be limited to:

- Bookkeeping
- VAT returns
- Statutory Accounts preparation – experience of CCH Accounts Production software would be an advantage but not essential
- Management Accounts preparation
- Discussing and resolving accounts queries with clients
- Payroll preparation on Sage Line 50 Version 23 would be an advantage but not essential


- On site parking
- 1 hour lunch break
- Clear career progression
- Competitive salary

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have at least 2.5 to 3 years training in a small to medium size accountancy practice and will be either AAT qualified or able to demonstrate relevant skills gained by experience.

• Come from a smaller practice serving a similar sector of the accounts market to ourselves and have experience of:

- Sole traders
- Partnerships
- Limited companies (non-audit)

• Experience using Quickbooks, Xero, Sage Line 50 would be beneficial

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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