vacancy

Accounts Senior (1310)

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Our client, the largest independent accountancy practice, are seeking to recruit a Level 3 or Level 4 Qualified Accountant or Accounts Senior to build a career within the professional services within their Plymouth offices. As part of the role, you will undertake both practical and theoretical training whilst studying for your Level 4 AAT qualification under an apprenticeship agreement. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a professional qualification which can help you to achieve a rewarding career in accountancy.

Studying for Level 4 AAT apprenticeship qualification includes:

  • Getting into the more advanced areas of managing budgets and evaluating financial performance
  • Becoming involved with personal and business tax
  • Support and mentoring throughout your training
  • Training will be funded
  • Normal salary to be paid on the days you attend classes or time in the office to study
  • Paid study leave to have extra revision time
  • Regular pay review

Accounts Senior responsibilities include: -

  • Supporting the Partners, Directors, and Managers in providing a range of accounting and taxation services to our clients
  • Prepare financial information, reports and returns
  • Using computer software to record financial transactions
  • Prepare and provide personal and company tax computations, regular VAT returns and bookkeeping services
  • Help in information gathering to analyse and report information about income and expenditure to support decision making, planning and control

Accounts Senior requirements include: -

  • Analytical, methodical, and numerical
  • Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly
  • Adaptable, organised, and conscientious
  • Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Ability to learn new IT skills quickly
  • As the role requires the ability to study and pass formal exams, we would look for a strong track record in obtaining qualifications often indicated by strong results in GCSE’s, A-levels (or equivalent), however other academic history will also be considered

Your Benefits for Accounts Senior: -

  • 36.25 hours / 5 days per week
  • Salary subject to experience
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Death in service 3 x annual salary
  • Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme
  • 24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Flexible benefits including buy and sell holiday, payroll charitable giving, cycle to work and private medical insurance
  • Introducing clients and staff commission schemes
  • Pension 3% rising to 4% after 4 years’ service

If you have a positive attitude and are a friendly and personable individual who is seeking a new role in an established firm, then this could be the perfect role for you.

If you would like to find out more details about this role, apply today!

Recruitment Consultant: Joanne Howell

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