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Accountant

Ref: FX1083

Type: Permanent

Salary: £20K-£24K

Location: Newport

DESCRIPTION

Foxwood Recruitment have partnered with a leading UK group of Chartered Accountants in their search for an Accountant to join the Business Advisory Team within their Newport office. The successful candidate will ideally be AAT qualified or ACCA part-qualified and have at least two years’ experience within an accountancy practice or industry, with the ability to liaise effectively with both internal and external stakeholders alike.

About The Role

  • Position Title: Accountant
  • Report to: Business Advisory Manager
  • Department: Business Advisory
  • Location: Newport, South Wales
  • Hours of work: 37½ hours per week 5 days per week
  • Salary range: £20,000 to £24,000 depending on experience (study support available)

 

Who Are We Looking For?

Someone with:

  • The ability to deal with tasks on a timely basis.
  • Great communication skills, i.e. speaking to clients and colleagues.
  • Enthusiasm coupled with drive and determination.
  • Highly developed organisational skills.
  • The ability to perform well working in a team environment.
  • The ability to perform well as an individual.
  • The capacity to self-manage workloads.
  • Competency at meeting organisation deadlines.
  • The flexibility to work longer hours when required to meet deadlines and projects.

 

What Will You Be Tasked With?

  • Preparing statutory Financial Statements for Audit Exempt Limited Companies
  • Preparing management accounts and VAT returns for clients both at clients’ premises and back at office.
  • Building client relationships and dealing with ad hoc queries raised by clients.

 

What About Skills and Qualifications?

Essential:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in an accountancy organisation or industry preparing non audit company accounts, management accounts and VAT returns.
  • Experience preparing audit exempt financial statements.
  • Microsoft Office package experience (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Experience with Xero.

Desirable:

  • AAT Qualified or ACCA Part-Qualified.
  • Experience with Sage Line 50.
  • IRIS and Accounts Production.

So, there it is: if you’re an accounting professional looking to make the next step in your career with a major name in the UK accounting sector, this could be the one for you! Why not pop us your CV and one of our team here at Foxwood Recruitment will be in touch.