Accountant

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Leeds
Salary
20000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am recruiting for a busy established Accountancy Practice in north Leeds that is looking for an Accountant to provide and deliver high quality Accountancy, Tax and VAT services. This is a local practice the offers a friendly personal service to their small business clients made up of Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies. You will work closely with the existing team including the Director and Senior Accountant, taking a leading role in the preparation of final work and able to prepare the more difficult accounts, although the majority of work is for small businesses up to GBP500,000 t/o. Duties and technical experience:• Dealing with incomplete records• Preparing and submitting Self-Assessment Tax Returns and Production of Accounts for sole traders and partnerships• Producing Limited Company management and year-end accounts, and preparing and submitting Corporation Tax Returns with knowledge of ixbrl• Preparing VAT Returns along with online submission to HMRC• Annual ReturnsCandidate specification:You must have proven accounts and taxation experience gained working in practice for a number of years. You must have relevant and recent small practice experience and be confident working on your own initiative. Ideally you will be qualified or studying towards AAT/ACCA/ACA, or hold an accountancy degree. However, applications are welcome from candidates who are qualified by experience.The successful candidate will have:• The ability to develop strong client and colleague relationships• Exceptional communication and presentation skills• Motivation and ambition with a strong focus on customer serviceYou must have solid working knowledge of accounts preparation and tax computations with the ability to hit the ground running and assist with complex tasks. You will have excellent knowledge of accounting principles and strong business acumen. You must have up-to-date tax knowledge and possess good IT skills. You must have good people skills, be highly organised and able to work on your own initiative to strict deadlines. You must have excellent communication skills, both spoken and written, as the job often involves writing of technical emails to clients.Training will be provided in the software used by the practice and experience with accounting and tax software such as Sage Accounts Production and CCH Central would be beneficial.This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-respected, established and successful local Practice that offers an excellent career prospects, a competitive salary and benefits package (private medical insurance and pension available upon completion of initial period).Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business