Accountant

Recruiter
Hartley Fowler
Location
Brighton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1246167347
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a part-qualified accountant with experience of audit & accounts preparation to join the audit team at Hartley Fowler, in the heart of Brighton.

Here at Hartley Fowler, we are an accountancy firm offering a full range of services to our diverse portfolio of clients. We are passionate about professional development: growing our skills, making the most of new technology and learning new ideas, and offer a friendly and supportive working environment.

For the role of Audit & Accounts Semi-Senior, the successful candidate will be part way through their ACA or ACCA qualifications, with at least 2 years accountancy work experience, ideally across audit, accounts preparation and bookkeeping. They will work under the guidance of our Audit & Accounts Managers.

The key areas of responsibility will include:
  • Undertaking the preparation of accounts for incorporated businesses for review by managers and partners.
  • Preparing Statutory Financial Statements
  • Client bookkeeping
  • Undertaking audit work
  • Exposure to personal tax returns, un-audited accounts
  • Completion of audit work and reports to management
  • Ensuring audits are completed on time and within the agreed budget
  • Representing Hartley Fowler to a high standard when on audit

Ideal candidate profile:
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and team
  • Business focused and motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Highly organised with a drive to complete tasks
  • Good knowledge of audit processes and techniques
  • Experience of key accounting software, such as IRIS, Sage, Excel, Xero & QuickBooks
  • Able to work under pressure and use initiative
  • Professional demeanour with clients
  • Enthusiastic team player within the office

Hartley Fowler is a great place to work. In return for your skills, knowledge, efforts and achievements, you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary, company pension scheme, plus other benefits including:
  • A generous holiday allowance which increases with length of service,
  • Support for those still studying towards their professional qualifications
  • CPD courses provided to support your ongoing development
  • Membership fees paid for the professional bodies ACCA, ACA, AAT, CTA
  • Bonuses for passing exams
  • Commission for new clients brought in independently
  • Healthy workplace: including free fruit & breakfast in the office, and the facilities to cycle to work.
  • Staff events: Summer & Christmas events, and other great nights out locally

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, part-qualified accountant, to progress their career in a successful and growing team in the heart of Brighton.

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