Staff Accountant

MJH Accountants
Penwortham, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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What are we looking for?

We are looking for an AAT qualified accountant with at least 2, ideally 3, years experience in an Accountancy practice.

The opportunity

We will offer you an exciting and broad range of client facing work for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. ACA training will also be offered to the right candidate.

The role

If you are looking for an exciting next step in your accountancy career and would like to work for an up and coming company who are going places, then continue reading.

The Vacancy

Role: Practice Accountant (ACA training available)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Holidays: 23 days + bank holidays

Salary: £18k-£22k per annum depending on experience, plus bonus scheme

Pension and benefits: 5% employer pension, medical insurance and death in service cover

Place of work: MJH Office and at Client's premises when required

Job description
  • Preparation of annual accounts for all sizes of businesses / charities
  • Preparation of management accounts at monthly / quarterly intervals for growing clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns using the various different scheme available
  • Preparation of Corporation tax and Income tax computations and returns
  • To undertake book-keeping work for clients and the firm

Job specification

Essential credentials
  • AAT qualified (or equivalent)
  • At least 2 years, ideally 3, experience in an Accountancy practice
  • 5 GCSEs @ Grades 4 - 9 (or equivalent) including Grade 6 or above in Maths and English
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Xero, Quickbooks and Practice Accounting software (ideally Digita)
  • The ability to work as part of a team and supervise junior staff
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision, using own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Enthusiasm and Adaptability

Desirable credentials
  • A Level qualified (or equivalent)
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