Semi Senior Accountant - Training provided

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1229382383
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Accounting and Business Advisory team are responsible for the preparation of accounts for non-audit incorporated clients and unincorporated businesses

Client Details

Our Client are a Regional Independent Accountancy Practice based in Bath. They have an excellent reputation, and pride themselves on the level of service they provide to their clients. As a team and business they are growing and this role is pivotal to these plans.

Description

The responsibilities for this Semi Senior Accountant based in Bath are:
  • To ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard, within the agreed internal budget for the job and to discuss all material points arising on the assignment with the manager/director and client
  • To take a hands on role on all assignments as required
  • To perform the firm's review and completion procedures on statutory accounts, management accounts and VAT returns, liaising with the client/director where required to ensure successful completion
  • Assist with tax compliance, corporation tax computations and general VAT issues
  • Build and maintain consultative client relationships and to practise the principles of excellent client service at all times
  • To ensure that appropriate liaison takes place with all other departments, and that all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly
  • To take the lead role with project assignments, visiting clients to ascertain needs and delivering the project in a cost effective manner
  • To provide close support to the managers within the team, providing answers to clients or other team members on technical issues and accounting processes
  • To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil any development or training requirements
  • To support the training and development of the staff within the team

Profile

Candidates will need to come from an accounting practice background, ideally having experienced a wide range of exposure to differing accounting areas. You will have an understanding of the requirements the role demands within an accountancy practice.
  • A good understanding of UK financial reporting requirements and good confidence in accounts preparation
  • Ability to produce/process complex management accounts and forecasts
  • Excellent IT skills, experience with Xero/Cloud Accounting would be advantageous
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player you will have a thorough and systematic approach to work
  • Ability to work independently and to manage own workload
  • Well-developed people skills to relate to clients and colleagues
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong accounts production skills
  • Candidates must be part or fully ACA or ACCA qualified or have significant relevant experience

Job Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a growing firm of accountants who have an exceptional reputation in the local area.
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Annual salary review
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Hours 37.5 per week full time
  • Life Assurance (3x Salary)
  • Personal Pension, Employer 3%, Employee min 2%
  • Training CPD support

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