Semi Senior Accountant - Chartered Training Contract - Regional Accountancy Firm

Barber McLelland Ltd
Rotherham, UK
18 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Semi Senior Accountant - Chartered Training Contract - Regional Accountancy Firm

The Role

Our client, a leading independent firm of Chartered Accountants based in Rotherham, are looking to appoint a Semi Senior Accountant to join the firms Corporate Services Division.

The firm have developed an excellent reputation as an employer and a business that develops and trains their accountants to a high standard.

The business supports a wide range of clients throughout the Yorkshire region which range from smaller developing owner managed businesses through to larger limited companies, as a result the role will offer an excellent opportunity to develop experience within both auditing and accounting environment.

The firm are looking to employ an ambitious part qualified accountant who is looking to develop their career working with more complex clients and training within both an audit and accounting environment.

The successful candidate will have already embarked on their accountancy career with a minimum of 2 years experience working within a firm of accountants and currently studying or qualified AAT.

Duties and Responsibilities

The role of Semi Senior Accountant will support one of the Corporate Service Manager and will assist in the following:
  • Perform statutory client audit as part of a team, under the direction of a Senior (full training provided), this will include groups of companies and academy schools
  • Prepare statutory accounts for a wide range of clients
  • Support clients with cloud based software - Xero, Quickbooks, Sage One
  • Prepare corporation tax computation
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Provide assistance within management accounting of client bookkeeping
  • Support more junior staff, either as senior on the job or as part of a team on larger assignments
  • Assist clients with quires (supported by Senior and Managers)

Skills and Qualities

To be considered for this position the successful candidate will be part qualified or qualified AAT with at least 2 years of experience working within a firm of chartered accountants.

You will have developed experience of preparing statutory accounts and tax computation with little supervision and have a good understanding of Sage Line 50 and/or Xero Accounting Software.

The firm have developed an excellent reputation as a training firm and will provide full study support, coupled with a structured development program.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary - Up to £20,000 + Full Study Support
  • Holidays - 23 Days plus statutory holidays
  • Flexible Working
  • Various Benefits

Barber McLelland are a dedicated and niche recruitment consultancy service for the Accountancy Profession. Our area of expertise covers recruitment from part qualified accountants through to Partners and Directors within Big 4, National Accountancy Firms, through to Independent Accountants and Specialist Boutiques across the Yorkshire and East Midlands Region.

For more information about this role or for additional information on how we can assist you in securing your next career move, please contact Justin Barber at Barber McLelland

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