• Job Reference: j1308
  • Date Posted: 10 March 2020
  • Recruiter: ProTalent
  • Location: Brighton
  • Salary: £26,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: All Accountancy Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lydia Sinclair
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01273 491 852

Job Description

ProTalent are currently working with an exciting Brighton firm of accountants to recruit a new accountant to join their busy and successful their team. The firm specialises in looking after a wide range of digital and cloud accounting services for the firms client portfolio, covering areas from VAT returns to Xero software migration. 


We are looking for a fifth person to join this team who can demonstrate that they have what it takes to help their clients on their digital journey. 

The role includes all aspects of client services including:

  1. Preparation of monthly Xero bookkeeping

  2. VAT return preparation

  3. HMRC VAT correspondence, including Making Tax Digital

  4. Xero monthly reporting, such as profit and loss, management reports

  5. Dealing with Xero integrated Apps; such as Receipt Bank, Chargebee

  6. Xero migrations and client training opportunities

  7. Working closely with colleagues in the Business Services department

  8. Meeting and communicating with clients


    Skills required:


  1. Previous experience working in an accountancy practice

  2. Confident Xero user

  3. Up to date Xero certification

  4. Good knowledge of Excel, such as use the of pivot tables


To be considered for this role, the successful candidate will need to show that they are highly motivated and can demonstrate high professional standards.  It is crucial that team members show initiative and have a strong work ethic.  They will also have excellent IT skills and the ability to communicate on all levels with our clients and team members.

In return, our client offers excellent opportunities for career development and progression.  Full support is provided to help team members develop their knowledge and skills.  A forward-thinking firm with a modern approach who offer a comprehensive range of benefits including a Wellbeing programme and Social activities.  

Thank you for your interest.