AAT Accounts Technician (Accountancy Practice)

Recruiter
Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment
Location
Plymouth
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + study support
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

AAT Accounts Technician (Accountancy Practice)

Plymouth

Ref: AP12122/2

£25,000-£30,000 + study support towards ACA or ACCA

My client, a rapidly growing accountancy practice, is seeking an AAT qualified Accounts Technician to join them and play an integral role in the further development and growth of the Practice.

With a strong focus on building and maintaining client relationships, this role will suit an experienced Accounts Technician who has extensive experience of working in an accountancy practice environment and being responsible for managing your own portfolio of clients.

This is an excellent opportunity for an AAT qualified or part-qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant who is looking for career progression in a very supportive and welcoming environment. You will be working as part of a small, yet very successful team and will be responsible for a portfolio of client work, including dealing with corporate and personal tax returns, and related accountancy work.

Role

  • Manage a portfolio of clients, which provides the opportunity to build relationships, understand clients' businesses and be responsible for delivery of compliance and ad hoc services for those clients. This will include management accounts and VAT, yearend accounts and tax work and responding to queries in year.
  • Preparation and review of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and small limited companies
  • Preparation and review of corporation and personal tax returns
  • Preparation and review of VAT returns
  • Developing our already significant use of cloud accounting products (Xero and Quickbooks) across a wider range of clients
  • Responsible for managing your own daily workload
  • Coach and develop junior members of the team.

Requirements

  • Minimum of AAT qualified and ideally studying towards ACCA or ACA
  • Previous experience working in a practice environment
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering excellent service to clients
  • Ability to work on own initiative unsupervised
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Significant practical experience in the use of full double entry accounting systems
  • Knowledge of CIS and Payroll helpful
  • Excellent general IT skills, particularly Excel