Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference Number: BH1234
  • Honiton
  • DOE, £14,000 - £25,000
  • 2021-09-17

Job Description

My client is a highly successful firm of Accountants with offices across the South West with 250 team members.  They are experiencing an extraordinary period of growth and are seeking to expand their team.

They operate a dynamic yet fair and consistent culture, empowering professional development and with an enviable long service record.

We are looking for an Accounts Technician or trainee to join their accounts department at their Honiton office. Qualified, qualified by experience or trainees for either AAT or ACA will all be considered for the position.

This is a full time, permanent position.  The salary is circa £14,000 to £25,000, dependent upon experience, plus a suite of excellent benefits!

The role includes:-

The main duties (but not limited to) are the following: –

  • Preparing financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders
  • Preparation of personal and corporate tax computations and returns
  • Providing bookkeeping and management accounting services
  • Filing Companies House and HM Revenue & Customs documents on client’s behalf
  • Ensuring that accounting records for clients are maintained and kept up to date
  • Dealing with the preparation and completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Complying with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements
  • General admin duties to provide support to Partner, managers and the office

This job description summarises the main duties and responsibilities of the post, but the post holder may be required to undertake other duties and projects of similar level and responsibility.

The successful candidate:

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following attributes, skills, experience and qualifications.

  • Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled
  • A positive attitude, friendly and approachable
  • Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly
  • Adaptable, organised and conscientious
  • Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Discreet, professional and team orientated in approach
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Experience of working in a practice-based environment.
  • Trainees for either AAT or ACA. AAT qualified or qualified by experience. (ACA/ACCA part qualified also considered)
  • Good working knowledge of general IT Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Social Media programmes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Ability to present information effectively and concisely in emails and documents
  • Good general education, including English and Maths at GCSE Grade C or equivalent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a secure and growing firm of Accountants.  Elite Staffing Solutions are acting as an Employment Agency on this vacancy.