Accounts Semi Senior

  • Job Reference: 1101
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: James Lovegrove

Job Description

Are you an experienced Accounts Semi-Senior looking for your next exciting opportunity? ProTalent is proud to be working with a thriving, modern and fast-growing accountancy practice in search of a new member to join their team.

As a well-known and respected firm offering a wide range of accounting and business advisory services, they have an excellent reputation for being forward-thinking and embracing technology. You'll be part of a fantastic working environment that encourages growth and development.

This role offers a competitive salary of £30k-£35k and a hybrid working arrangement of 2 days in the office and 3 days from home. As an Accounts Semi-Senior, you'll be responsible for preparing financial statements in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards from source documents/records to final accounts for review by the appropriate manager. You'll also be expected to prepare accounting schedules to support the balances and transactions included in the financial statements, adhering to proper accounting standards and ensuring that all jobs are finished within budget and on time.

In addition to these responsibilities, you'll assist with bookkeeping and VAT return preparation, prepare control account reconciliations and other month-end procedures, and prepare quarterly management accounts for onward submission to clients.

The ideal candidate for this role will be an AAT level 3 or 4, ACCA or ACA studier with a minimum of 1 year's experience. You'll have a strong practical knowledge/experience of accounts preparation within a practice environment, as well as a strong double entry knowledge and skill. Knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems including Sage, Xero, and Quickbooks is essential, as well as strong IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel.

You'll have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with basic tax knowledge and an awareness of how to do tax computations, PAYE, VAT. You'll be accurate, have excellent organisational/time management skills, and be confident when dealing with clients and getting your views across. You'll be methodical and logical in your thinking, using your initiative to identify problems and provide solutions. You'll have the ability to operate strict deadlines and handle conflicting priorities while working within a team and assisting one another as and when required.

If you're passionate about accounting and have the relevant skills and experience to excel in this role, we want to hear from you! Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity.