Accounts & Tax Preparer
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within the accounts team for a Tax return and accounts Technician in a local Accountancy practice based in Dorchester.
Working alongside the existing team, the successful applicant will be responsible for a mixture (depending upon the strengths of the successful applicant) of tax return and accounts preparation and submissions to HMRC and Companies House.
This firm of accountants are a privately owned firm of accountants managing the business and personal accountancy and taxation affairs for a wide range of professional clients with turnover up to £5 million.
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will be to prepare accounts and tax returns (a mixture depending upon the strengths of the successful applicant) for review by senior staff, including managing all aspects of the accounts preparation process. Day to day responsibilities will include the management of both statutory deadlines and those imposed by our clients, as well as answering client queries via telephone, email or in writing. The candidate will be expected to assist and support the rest of the team in any ad-hoc duties.
In order to be successful in this position, the candidate must have proven experience (3 years minimum) in accounts preparation and / or tax return preparation. Relevant accountancy qualifications would be an advantage. Good verbal, written and numeracy skills are essential. Good IT skills are necessary, particularly Excel, Outlook and Word. Attention to detail is essential.
The candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and will have a desire to learn progressively throughout their career as they move towards a managerial role.
The candidate will be provided with excellent training opportunities and career development whilst working for a highly successful, well established organisation.
On offer is a competitive salary as well as the chance to join this great team in a flexible environment.