Based in Peterborough
Salary: £19,000 – £21,000 + Excellent Benefits
A forward thinking top 20 firm of chartered accountants are currently looking to recruit an intelligent Accountant at their Peterborough office. As part of the Outsourcing team, your role would entail providing a high quality accounting service to a wide range of clients, comprised of companies, partnerships, and sole traders, ensuring all work is completed efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with company and industry regulations.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an AAT-qualified (or qualified by experience) individual with accounts preparation experience. You would assist in the preparation of management and statutory accounts, preparing tax returns, as well as some bookkeeping, payroll and ledger work. You will be expected to liaise with clients in a professional manner, dealing with queries in a timely and effective manner and practicing the principles of excellent client service at all times. You will be expected to maintain and develop an advanced level of technical knowledge in an effort to become a key member of the team.
The ideal candidate for the role will be AAT qualified or working towards qualification, with practical hands on experience preparing accounts for a portfolio of clients within an accountancy practice, or within industry. You must also be able to demonstrate strong double-entry bookkeeping skills, basic tax knowledge, experience of running payroll, as well as a good working knowledge of SAGE.
You will be a well organised individual, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail. This is a client-facing role so excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will be required.
With over 500 staff across 12 offices, you would be joining one of the UK’s leading mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly exciting time. To apply for the Outsourcing Accountant role please submit your CV quoting reference MHA07.
The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Accounts Semi-Senior, Accounts Senior, Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Junior Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Accountant, Finance Assistant, AAT.
This job would be suitable for candidates based in: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, Chatteris, March, Ely, Wisbech, King’s Lynn, Spalding, Stamford, Bourne, Leicester, Corby, Kettering.