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Accountant (Accounting Practice)

Sector: Accounting

Location: Berkshire

Type: Permanent / Full Time

Pay rate: £0 - £

Job Role: AAT / ACA Accounts Senior (Accounting Practice)
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: Attractive Salary
Permanent, Full time

Due to continued growth we are seeking a capable ACA or AAT qualified Accounts Senior for a Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants based in the Thames Valley. You will work with Client Managers and Directors to deliver accounting and technical support with a focus on VAT and management accounts to a range of limited companies, partnerships and sole traders.

Working arrangements:

This role is full time although part time hours may be considered. 
The working week: Normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, to be worked from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
 
Location: Principal work base is the Newbury office.

Currently the  business operates a hybrid remote/office policy, however new joiners are required to spend more time in the office whilst getting to know the business and systems.

The role includes:
  • Preparation of year end accounts for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
  • Draft corporation and income tax computations
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Mentor and support the development of Trainees where required in a clear and concise manner, identify and solve knowledge gaps
  • Keep up to date on any changes in legislation 
Experience/Skills
         
Professional Experience:      
  • Essential: AAT or qualified by experience 
  • Essential: Previous experience working in a practice environment
  • Essential: A minimum of three years relevant practice accounting experience
  • Desirable: ACA, ACCA qualified
  • Desirable: Background working in a corporate environment.
System Experience:      
  • Essential: Microsoft Office, Accounting Software Packages
  • Desirable: Digita Suite, SAGE, QuickBooks, Xero, Virtual Cabinet
Other Skills and attributes:      
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate technical processes to suit a wide ranging audience including management, peers, trainees and clients
  • Confidence to build rapport manage a professional relationship with clients
  • Excel and accounting software knowledge
  • Organised with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong time management skills.
Benefits:
  • Salary in line with current market rates and dependant on experience and qualifications
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Medical, health and wellbeing programme
  • Life assurance (4 x salary)
  • 25 days’ holiday plus standard bank and public holidays
  • Options to enhance auto enrolled pension scheme employer contributions
  • Pension scheme salary sacrifice
  • Payment of two professional subscriptions per year
  • The option to purchase extra days leave via salary sacrifice
  • Referral bonus for introducing new staff 
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Funded social events

This is an immediate requirement, so if you are interested in the position – or even finding out more information
– please do not hesitate to APPLY today!

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