Practice Accountant

Recruitment Genius
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A Practice Accountant is required to join a young, ambitious accounting and software firm with a difference. Their business model is to help small to medium sized businesses with their accounting and finances through the use of technology in a modern and simplified way. They offer a unique online service to clients who are based both in the UK and abroad.

Since inception they have grown at a rate of between 50% to 150% year on year, acted on behalf of over 5,000 clients, developed a portfolio of over 8 websites and have created the most user friendly cloud accounting software on the market; Pandle.

They employ around 25 members of staff and have developed various software products. This company are focused on the smaller end of the market, meaning their clients are typically owner-managed businesses and micro businesses. They offer their services nationwide which has resulted in a very diverse client portfolio.

Job Description

A full time, permanent Accountant is required to join their team in Upton, Wirral. Some of the duties include:

- Completion of accounts and tax returns for mainly limited companies, but sole traders and partnerships also.
- A minimal amount of bookkeeping
- VAT returns
- Managing a set portfolio of clients from a wide variety of industries
- Client meetings and correspondence
- No payroll, sales or admin work is required as this is handled by other departments within the company.

Benefits may include:

- An additional days holiday for each year with the company
- Latest smart phone provided
- Cycle to work scheme
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Relaxed atmosphere and casual dress code
- Equipment provided to work from home occasionally
- CPD and training costs paid for by the company
- Very generous productivity bonuses

The Candidate

The candidate should be good at managing their workload and must ensure high quality work is produced at all times. The candidate should also be reliable, a good decision maker, productive and highly organised with a common sense approach to his/her work.

A good level of competency with technology is especially important, as the role will involve the use of the majority of accounting software products on the market.

The candidate must have at least 3 years' experience in practice and preferably hold one of the following qualifications, ACCA, FCCA, ACA, FCA, AAT, IFA. Part qualified and qualified by experience may be considered also.

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