Practice Accountant (NQ or 1yr PQE) - Belfast

Abacus Professional Recruitment
27000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
12 May 2017
24 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Practice Accountant - Belfast - IMMEDIATE REQUIREMENT

Who you will be working with:

Abacus Professional Recruitment has been chosen by one of our Accountancy Practice clients who are based in the City Centre to recruit for a Newly Qualified or 1 year PQE accountant position within their firm. Our client has been in business for a number of years and has steadily built both a loyal and varied client base and excellent reputation.

ACA, ACCA, CAI, ICAI or similar required


GBP27-33K depending on experience

What you will do:

Accounts Preparation:

  • Have a good working knowledge of UK GAAP.
  • Plan the completion of accounts within a time & cost budget.
  • Monitor the above, providing assistance where required & identifying & highlighting issues at early stages.
  • Review Accounts files, identifying trends & amendments, identifying issues, planning points & opportunities.
  • Strong knowledge of Sage Accounts production or similar products.
  • Strong knowledge of Sage Line 50.


  • Have a good working knowledge of UK: Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Vat, and IHT (preferable but not essential).
  • A good working knowledge of ROI taxation would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Good working knowledge of the preparation of personal & corporate tax returns, we do not foresee the individual completing these but planning & reviewing within time & cost budgets.

In relation to the clients above:

  • Ensure seniors are requesting information from clients & ensure deadlines are met.
  • Allocate work accordingly & provide direction accordingly.
  • Ensure all client related requests are dealt with in a timely & effective manner.
  • Review accounts for client meeting.
  • Participate in client meetings, or depending on client take client meeting.
  • Raise invoices for partner review.


  • Assist with managing budgeted monthly fees.
  • Participate in recruitment needs & recruitment process.
  • Prepare tenders.
  • Assisting with general people management.
  • Assist with mentoring of students to include completion of their online student diaries.
  • Manage or directly engage (depending on the job) in ad-hoc projects, for example, business plans, tax planning, due diligence, forensic reports, etc.
  • Identifying client needs.
  • Identifying business opportunities for the firm.

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