Accountant

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Location
Ballymena, Mid & East Antrim
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
13 Jul 2018
Ref
Ballymena
Job Role
Accountant
Professional Membership
ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Contract, Full time, Permanent

We are seeking to strengthen our team by the addition of an Accountant to provide and deliver high quality tax, accountancy & VAT services with the personal touch that our small business clients demand.

You will work closely with your clients and will be taking a leading role in the preparation of accounts and tax work.  Our unique shop fronted office environments foster great opportunities to get to know your clients face to face in a relaxed setting.

About TaxAssist Accountants:

TaxAssist Accountants are the largest network of accountants who focus their accountancy skills specifically on small businesses and taxpayers needing a tax return in the UK. We specialise in providing accountancy services, tax returns, payroll, bookkeeping, tax savings and tax advice to small businesses and individuals.  Our practice will serve clients including; Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies and Personal Tax Payers.

This Accountant role is an excellent opportunity to join our team with  long-term career prospects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will support the Practice Manager, you will need to be able to prepare the sole trader and limited company accounts.  The practice has established processes in place, along with access to excellent ongoing training & technical support in all aspects of the role.

You will be 100% client facing and take on new and existing clients to manage.

The role includes the following duties and therefore you are required to have technical experience in:

  • Preparing Ltd Company statutory accounts and preferably but not essentially Corporation Tax Returns.
  • Preparing Sole Trader Accounts and individual tax returns
  • Payroll
  • Preparing VAT Returns along with Online Submission.
  • Assisting and training other members of staff.

Any new training will be provided in learning the practice software, however, experience with accounting and tax software such as Quickbooks Online, Sage Accounts, TaxCalc, Practice Ignition and Receiptbank will be an advantage but not essential.

Candidate Requirements:

You will have proven accounts and taxation experience and will have worked in practice for a number of years. You must have relevant and recent small practice experience and be used to working on your own initiative. Ideally, you will be qualified or studying towards ACCA/CA, or hold an accountancy degree. However, we would also welcome your application if you are qualified by experience or a Accounting Technician or Taxation Technician

You must have a good working knowledge of accounts preparation and computations of taxes with the ability to hit the ground running and assist with complex tasks. As a successful candidate you will also have:

• The ability to develop strong client/colleague relationships,

• Exceptional communication/presentation skills,

• Drive & ambition with a high focus towards customer service.

You will also have a sound knowledge of accounting principles and strong business acumen. Your tax knowledge should be up to date and you will need good IT skills.

You must have good people skills, be highly organised and be able to work unsupervised to strict deadlines. You must have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written) as the job involves writing of technical emails to clients.

Applications:  

Initial CVs to be sent to – vacancies@taxassist.co.uk

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