Accounts Technician - AAT Qualified or Part Qualified

  • Job Reference: 682
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2022
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Hove
  • Salary: £20,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lydia Sinclair

Job Description

Working for a multi sited accountancy firm, who are currently around 90 members of staff but yet still feel like a family firm, you'll gain well rounded exposure, excellent training, brilliant progression and will love working here while you build your technical expertise.

As an Accounting Technician, you will work as part of the Accounts team assisting on client accounting and tax compliance tasks.

Responsibilities

· The role will involve all areas of practice work for a range of personal tax and business clients

· Assisting in the management of a portfolio of clients to deliver a high quality service

· Preparing and reviewing sole trader accounts, personal tax returns, company accounts and corporation tax returns

· VAT advice and compliance services

· Maintaining a high technical and professional standard. This would be facilitated through ongoing training and access to CPD programmes within the firm

· Coach, train and develop junior staff to improve and further their knowledge 

· Opportunity to develop skills in key areas such as Xero and other Cloud based systems

· Undertake wider practice activities, as required

· Communicate with the team on any issues or findings

· Maintain a professional working relationship with both clients and colleagues

Skills required

· 2-3 years post AAT qualified

· Experience of accounts preparation in an accountancy practice 

· Excellent attention to detail

· The ability to manage own workload and prioritise to meet deadlines

· Problem solver with investigative nature

· IT Literate able to use MS Excel and Word

Learning and Development is an integral part of this firms philosophy and culture. They aim to provide the best support to all their people to ensure that their development and knowledge is at the best level possible through professional qualifications, in-house training and self-development.