We are recruiting...

Senior/Semi-Senior Practice Accountant

We are looking to expand our client service team and want energetic, enthusiastic and driven individuals to apply for the accountant position that we are looking to fill.

Are you ready for a new challenge in a forward thinking practice at the forefront of client service and cutting edge technology? This is a full time, permanent role with real development opportunities for the successful candidate.

The role will involve all aspects of SME business compliance and advice such as (but is not limited to):-

  • Preparing, finalising and submitting statutory financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies to include business appraisal and identification of business development opportunities
  • Preparing management accounts and forecasts
  • Preparing tax calculations and associated corporate tax compliance
  • Preparation and control of VAT compliance and preparation
  • Supporting client managers with client service and job management
  • Supporting the training and development of practice trainees
  • Supporting implementation of strategic advice and facilitating client growth
  • Some audit support fieldwork from time to time

A broad range of skills will be required to fulfil this role. The successful candidate will be provided with all the relevant training to integrate into the HSJ team and culture but you should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:-

  • ACCA Professional Level student / QBE equally considered
  • 3+ years practice experience
  • Experience and good working knowledge of SME business tax regime
  • Computer literate and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and an interest in Information Systems / Technology in general
  • Good working knowledge of all main book keeping packages (Sage / Xero)
  • Experience and good working knowledge of statutory accounts production packages (Digita or similar)

The role will be varied and cover a broad spectrum of industry areas, providing invaluable experience.

Our competitive employment package will include;

  • Full study support with a certified Gold ACCA Approved Employer (if applicable)
  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Access to pension and private medical schemes

Interested applicants please send an up to date CV and covering letter to gareth.howell@hsj.uk.com