SEMI SENIOR/SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS)

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Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Sheffield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Dec 2016
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and reputable firm of chartered accountants in Sheffield for ideally an AAT qualified/finalist or ACCA/ACA studying candidate looking for their next career challenge with a firm of accountants. You will have built your accounts experience from a practice environment and have at least 2 years experience in accounts preparation and bookkeeping. The firm will offer a structured training program and study package with the opportunity of career progression as well. My clients will also consider candidates with good experience who have decided not to study any further as well.

Ability to prepare draft accounts for limited companies mostly to full draft stage for management review with little assistance (Iris), including;
-Analysis of core records / invoices/ bank statements
-Bank reconciliations
-VAT reconciliations
-Wages & PAYE reconciliations
-Fixed Asset Schedules
-Debtors
-Creditors
-Various supporting schedules

Preparation of VAT returns to full draft stage with little assistance, for management review and then liaising with clients with regards to obtaining their authorisation for filing and sending payment details. VAT Returns may include overseas transactions and invoicing and therefore knowledge of VAT treatment for non-UK items is preferable.
Bookkeeping, including posting up invoices and bank transactions to software (SAGE and XERO - experience of these software are preferable), and reconciliation of bank accounts, paypal accounts and credit cards etc. This may include multi-currency, and overseas transactions. Also for some clients a full management function is offered whereby invoices and payments may need to be raised/processed.
Good time management skills in a fast-paced environment. Will need to monitor themselves and keep up to date with a list of monthly management vat returns and bookkeeping jobs, as well as preparation of year end accounts - and be able to request records directly from clients and schedule the jobs for preparation in a timely manner before they become due for review by managers.

Ability to electronically communicate in a professional manner with clients with regards to requesting records, dealing with general bookkeeping enquiries and payment enquiries.

If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV preferably in Microsoft Word format to us including your full postal address and contact telephone numbers.
THE CONSULTANCY
*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments

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