Part-Qualified Accountant

  • Job Reference: 1108
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Huntingdon
  • Salary: £20,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Haidee Tucker

Job Description

Part-Qualified / Assistant Accountant
Location: Huntingdon

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-qualified accountant to join a growing Accountancy Practice in Huntingdon. The team works with a wide range of businesses, providing exposure to a broad and engaging portfolio of work.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies
  • Handle corporation and personal tax compliance
  • Carry out some bookkeeping work and preparation of VAT returns for clients
  • May be required to carry out some work at clients premises

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 A levels at Grade C or above (including Maths) OR equivalent standard in vocational qualifications
  • Part (minimum level 3) or fully AAT qualified, or able to demonstrate qualification by experience to a comparable standard
  • Recent experience within a UK accountancy practice environment (minimum 2 years)
  • Competent in dealing with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality
  • Full clean UK driving licence and access to own transport

Skills:

  • High level of IT proficiency and the ability to use various packages, in particular: MS Office (Word, Excel), Sage Line 50, Xero and Quickbooks
  • Familiarity with CCH software would be useful
  • Will have previous involvement in accounts preparation work, production of management and other accounts, along with an understanding and experience of personal and corporate tax.Basic bookkeeping skills, along with experience in payroll, and the preparation of VAT returns, would be helpful, but not essential.
  • Confident and articulate in dealing with a wide range of clients
  • Thorough and self-motivated attitude with an expert eye for detail, good organisational skills, and the ability to identify potential issues
  • Competent in dealing with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality

Benefits:

  • Hybrid working once qualified
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Casual dress (dependant on client meetings etc)
  • Free parking
  • Can offer time off in lieu or paid overtime to account for particularly busy periods
  • Life and Health insurance
  • Social events - Monthly lunches, summer party, Christmas meals, company sports teams and more

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and have the necessary qualifications and experience, please get in touch with Haidee