Accounts Semi-Senior

Recruiter
Wavelength Public Practice Recruitment
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
c£20K - £28K pro rata
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
Accounts Semi-Senior - Milton Keynes c£20K - £28K pro rata We are recruiting for an AAT qualified or ACCA studier with experience gained from working in Public Practice to deal with the bookkeeping and payroll requirements for a varied client base. We can consider part time or full time applicants. Our client is an independent firm of Chartered Accountants providing dedicated accountancy services to small and medium-sized businesses, covering many industry sectors across Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Brackley and Buckingham. The firm is growing and offers services from bookkeeping and payroll, to year-end accounts and audits, taxation for sole traders, partnerships and family companies. Role & Responsibilities: VAT submissions to HMRC. Book-keeping for clients including; purchases, sales, bank payments and receipts. Assisting with the processing of payroll (using in-house computer system to run weekly/monthly payroll). Maintaining Company information, databases and records with Excel, Word, Outlook. Liaising and building relationships with customers and suppliers. Monthly ad-hoc reporting. Maintaining client filing system. Be a point of contact for customers, quickly and efficiently answering and resolving queries. Marketing and promoting the practice through marketing, social media and networking events. Key Skills & Experience Have previously worked in a finance role within an accountancy/finance environment. General practice experience preferred. Hold (or studying towards) an accountancy qualification AAT Technical level or ACCA. Book-keeping experience. Experience of using sage accounts and payroll software Proven experience of high quality administration work. Previous payroll experience using on-line payroll systems. Numerate, able to work with and interpret financial data, analytical with good problem solving skills. Computer literate with a good working knowledge of MS-Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Good time management skills, ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. Good written and oral communication skills. Confident telephone manner and ability to convey professional image at all times. A team player but able to work on own initiative and unsupervised. Strong interpersonal skills and able to deal with people at all levels. Able to work efficiently with a high level of accuracy. Prepared to travel locally and have own transport. Hold a full, valid UK or EU driver’s licence. The final salary offered will depend on current level of experience and ability and the level of any study support required.

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