Semi-Senior Accountant

root2 recruitment
Louth, UK
13 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Semi-Senior Accountant

Louth, Lincolnshire

£Excellent, dependent upon experience

The Company

Established in 2010 after the successful buyout of a local accountancy firm, our client is a local Independent Accountancy practice. The company provides an all-round accountancy service with a personalised twist.

The Position
  • To provide a high-quality accountancy service for existing and new clients.

Role responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies as well as a few clubs and societies
  • Reviewing third-party prepared draft accounts and ensuring they are ready for partner review prior to client meeting
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Providing cover for the payroll department using Sage payroll
  • Regular reviews of the IRIS accounts workflow report to ensure a controlled workflow
  • Making sure that all jobs are worked on and completed in an agreed timeframe
  • There will be the opportunity to become involved in some personal tax and corporation tax work and to undertake any other duties required in order to achieve relevant experience for the ACCA / ACA qualification if applicable.

Benefits will include:
  • Attractive Salary (DOE)
  • 24 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Funding towards exams
  • Modern & air-conditioned premises
  • Ample free parking

The person
  • The successful applicant will have current or recent experience working for an accountancy practice, consideration will also be given to candidates currently under-going their training. You will be driven and a self-starter with the ability to work alone and on your own initiative. This will suit someone who has great future career aspirations, who wants to make an imprint on what is an already successful practice.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience required
  • ACA or ACCA desirable but not essential
  • IRIS experience or a similar practice accounting software
  • Good IT skills with working knowledge of Cloud systems and Sage
  • Wages/payroll/automatic enrolment knowledge/experience
  • Excellent communication skills

You will be hardworking, organised, be able to manage your work load and very personable to fit into a small office environment.

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