Halifax, UK
04 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Practice Accountant

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Monday - Friday.

35 Hour Week (Flexible Working)


We're looking to speak with experienced Accountants to work for a growing firm of chartered accounts based in Halifax. ACCA, AAT, ACA, ICAEW, CIMA accreditations will strengthen your application, however, should you be qualified by experience we would also like to hear from you, your experience within a practice environment is the most important accreditation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for servicing a portfolio of Limited Company clients, with the opportunity for future progression for the right candidate. Cloud accounting experience would be useful (Xero), however the desire to work with leading IT systems and modern working practices is essential.

Our client is not a traditional firm. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years in SME general practice.

Job Specification:
  • Help manage the flow of all accounts production jobs through the practice using the job tracking systems
  • Review and amend draft annual accounts from the accounts production team
  • Prepare automated management reports for all completed financial statements (benchmarking, cash flow, profit reconciliation, projected financial statements, business valuations, etc.) to a high level of accuracy.
  • Assist partner with data required for ad hoc assignments including proposal preparations, specialist tax work, business valuations, etc.
  • Assist with review and amend management accounts prepared by the VFO team.
  • Reviewing & preparing VAT returns
  • Reviewing & preparing Self-Assessment and Corporation Tax returns

Skills Required:
  • ACCA, AAT, ACA, ICAEW, CIMA qualified. Will consider QBE but must have a minimum of 3 years of practice experience.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Accounts Preparation for a range of businesses including Sole Traders, Ltd Companies and Partnerships.
  • Ability to prepare accounts to a high standard
  • Ability to use own initiative, to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good knowledge of cloud accounting systems, preferably Xero

If you fit the bill and think this role is for you, please apply now for immediate consideration. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity if further detail you can give us a call and ask for Stuart to discuss.

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