Accounts Senior / Experienced Accounting Technician
Accounts Senior to join a growing, successful accountancy practice in Bristol.
Increasing responsibility, technical development and progression on offer.
About Our Client
Based in Bristol with parking benefit, this highly regarded firm has developed a strong reputation servicing a wide ranging client base of sole traders, partnerships and limited company, OMB and SME clients, very varied in sectors and turnovers up into the £millions. The partners and managers within this successful team are looking for a hands on, experienced technically competent accounts senior, who they can support offering increasing responsibility and development to the right addition. The business has around 2000 clients - roughly 75% limited companies / 25% smaller sole traders/partnerships. The clients are wide ranging in sectors, with a significant number of growing, innovative clients and whilst the industry range is very varied, they have quite a number of creative industry and design related clients, graphic designers, marketing agencies, they deal with a number of writers/authors, employment agencies, hospitality and decent number of building and construction clients in addition as well. Clients are up to around £6million plus turnovers on largest, with typical turnover range of £3/400k - £1million.
Joining Accounts Senior / Experienced Accounting Technician you will be based in the firms offices in Bristol. The firm is looking for a professional with the competencies and demonstrable abilities to deliver on the preparation of accounts from start to review stages, with wider bookkeeping, VAT, tax and general practice service provision to a varied client base along side this. Therefore, a hands on, technical accounting background preparing accounts, bookkeeping, vat and tax for clients ranging in size from small sole traders, partnerships and limited companies below the audit threshold in turnover is of key interest.
You will be responsible for the following:
Preparing financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders.
Preparing tax computations.
Providing bookkeeping services.
Dealing with the preparation and completion of quarterly VAT returns
In terms of the development on offer in this role and firm over time as you develop in this role and business toward more client managerial levels there is the potential to develop into managing a portfolio perhaps in the range of £130,000 -£150,000 perhaps with a team of accounting technicians who do most of the processing and get to work closely with clients, sign up new business, reviewing the work of the accounting staff, involvement with tax planning and working with directors and senior managers ensuring deadlines are met, as you progress over time within this firm and role.
The Successful Applicant
For this Accounts Senior / Experienced Accounting Technician role you may be AAT qualified and/or part ACCA, or you will be suitably experienced only with experience developed within the accountancy practice sector, with at least 2 years experience, or ideally significantly more within any of a small, medium or large firm practice environment.
You will have hands on experience in particular on accounts preparation from start to review stages and any of tax, Vat and wider bookkeeping skills alongside this.
You will be looking to further your career within a growing firm where you will progress and develop in your accounting career.
What's on Offer
Circa £20000 - £28,000 + - dependent on the background experience and level of the right professional, plus benefits, negotiable. Please apply online and for a further confidential discussion please contact Mark Bailey on 01179271452