Accountant

Recruiter
Gap Commercial
Location
Sherborne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1143663433
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a qualified accountant or qualified by experience with at least three years' experience? Have you worked in a practice or an audit environment? We have an excellent career opportunity for you.....

Gap Professional acting as an employment agency are recruiting for an Accountant to work on the outskirts of Sherborne, Somerset. Our client deals with both practice and industry work and are offering an exciting and varied career.

You will be responsible for the bookkeeping, VAT, CIS, management accounts, statutory accounts and audit files for a number of entities including limited companies and partnerships within the property, retail, wholesale and consultancy sectors.

The annual salary is £28,000-£31,000pa depending on experience.

The benefits package includes:
8% employer pension contribution
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Individual BUPA cover
Life insurance 4 x gross salary
Payment of your annual professional qualification membership subscription -
Our commitment to provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance your personal knowledge, skills and experience
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The working hours are 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday.

You will be expected to:
Ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained and management accounts prepared accurately and in a timely manner
Prepare CIS and VAT returns and ensure these are submitted on time
Review the bookkeeping and payment runs of the finance assistants and provide constructive feedback
Create statutory accounts with supporting year-end audit files where required for internal and external audit review
Ensure all entities are compliant with all relevant tax and company laws
Undertake project work as required
Ensure that your CPD record is well maintained
Provide holiday and sickness cover for other team members when required
Report to your team leader

We are looking for an individual who:
Is a qualified accountant (or qualified by experience) with at least three years of relevant accounting/audit experience, ideally working in a practice or an audit environment
Has experience of VAT, with knowledge of CIS being an advantage
Has integrity, discretion and the ability to deal with confidential information
Has excellent administration and communication skills (both written and verbal with attention to detail)
Is tactful, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to deal assertively with a wide range of people
Has excellent IT skills, a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of using accounting software
Is flexible and willing to learn
Enjoys working on their own or as part of a wider team, being a team player is key

What we have to offer:
Salary dependant on experience
8% employer pension contribution
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Individual BUPA cover
Life insurance 4 x gross salary
Payment of your annual professional qualification membership subscription
Our commitment to provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance your personal knowledge, skills and experience
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If you would like to apply please do so online or send your CV directly for a confidential conversation and to find out more, or call her in our Exeter office 01392 273665.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86298931

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