Part qualified accountant – Job description

Salary £DOE with annual performance bonus and extensive study support. Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution.

Assignments/projects

  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Supporting clients in accounting and taxation issues
  • Assisting with audit assignments
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Bookkeeping for clients and preparation of related VAT returns
  • Working as part of a team to carry out other client and in house projects

Key success factors

  • Ability to learn and apply technical skills
  • Co-operative team player
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with clients.
  • Interest in business and commercial affairs.

Responsibilities

  • Deal with one or more client assignments simultaneously and bring them to completion for review by a senior accountant or director
  • Effectively document work
  • Identify project issues as well as project progress in a timely and organised manner
  • Build working relationships at peer client level and gain knowledge of your clients’ businesses
  • Demonstrate an active interest in the business world by keeping abreast of market trends and business developments
  • Develop technical skills both on the job and through formal learning channels
  • Build strong team relationship skills

Key performance indicators

  • Meeting assignment/project objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes)
  • Client feedback
  • Quality of work output
  • Integration into the team

Qualification/skills and experience and personal attributes

  • Part Qualified ACCA with a minimum of 2 years experience in an accountancy practice
  • Experience in a client facing role
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Team player with a positive – ‘can do’ approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Audit experience preferred but not essential
  • IRIS/Sage/Xero experience preferred

Study Support

  • Study support for ACCA qualification, including exam kits, revision classes and study leave

The closing date is 31st May 2019 and Applicants should apply in writing attaching their CV to mail@russell-russell.co.uk

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