Practice Accountant/Senior Accounts Clerk
Vardey Recruitment are working with an established, growing, accountancy firm in the NE of Bristol, South Gloucestershire (30 minutes from Bath), we are recruiting a Senior Accounts Clerk/ Practice Accountant to join the firm. They provide a wide range of accounting, tax, payroll and business services to a variety of industries, whether they are private individuals, sub-contractors, landlords, charities, families, partnerships and small businesses. They offer a hands-on advisory service to their clients and you will benefit from direct client contact and the chance to make a real contribution to the company's affairs.
The role is a busy all encompassing Senior Accounts Clerk/Practice Accountant position, one where you will get involved in a variety of clients from individuals, sub-contractors, landlords and small business enterprises and charities. They cover a wide range of sectors from engineering, advertising, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, aerospace, recruitment and more! Your job role will vary from monitoring clients bookkeeping and payroll, review of accounts preparation, Year-End accounts preparation for audit, reviewing and preparation of VAT returns, liaison with HMRC and general office query handling and administration. As a Senior Accounts Clerk you will also gain exposure to business support services helping companies start up, forecasting & budgeting and cashflow management, planning and long-term business support for exit/sales. The firm is a well respected part of the local community and there is scope for this person to get involved in networking and some social media marketing if desired.
Ideally you will be AAT qualified Accountant or Part-Qualified ACA Accountant or possibly qualified by experience. You will have ideally 2 years' experience within an accountancy practice with exposure to tax and HMRC. You will be able to display strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships. Strong analytical skills and be able to solve problems, whilst using your initiative. You will be able to hit the ground running, be well organised and able to work independently.
Income protection and group life assurance
Flexibility in working hours - some office and home working
Mentorship and coaching by a highly skilled ACA qualified accountant
Study support options - if you are seeking to study ACA this employer is ICAEW approved for an apprenticeship training programme - offering full study support