Qualified Accountant

Witney Permanent £37,000 - £44,000 per year
  • Large Independent Accountancy Practice
  • Great team culture & benefits

About Our Client

Based in Witney but with offices across Oxfordshire, this chartered firm acts for very wide ranging clients across varying industries varying between sole trader, partnerships and limited companies, OMBs, SMEs with clients into the £millions and beyond the audit threshold on larger clients.

The firm is undergoing very positive, ongoing growth creating an environment with clear progression paths on offer for those seeking a route to develop in their careers. The firm provides a mix of home to office hybrid working, flexible hours with an excellent work life balance and team focused culture, along with competitive salary and benefits.

Job Description

For this practice Accountant based in Witney, depending on qualifications / experience, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Review of management accounts, and VAT returns.
  • Preparing management accounts with more technical requirements
  • Preparation and review of annual statutory accounts and Corporation Tax returns
  • Preparation and review of self-assessment tax returns
  • Managing a small portfolio of clients involving overseeing client deadlines and helping the team to prioritise their workload.
  • Providing guidance and support to junior team members
  • Responding to technical accounting and finance related queries from staff and clients
  • Effectively managing client communication
  • Organising and leading client meetings

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this Accountant based in Witney will be/have:

  • ACA/ACCA/QBE qualified, or finalist
  • Experience of UK GAAP and FRS 102 (including FRS 102 1a for small entities)
  • Experience of sole trade, partnership, and limited company accounts.
  • Experience working within general practice.
  • Takes a commercial approach, keeping the client's best interests at the heart of everything.
  • Enjoys and sees the benefit in developing others.
  • Able to build strong relationships internally and externally.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients.
  • Experience with accounting software (such as Xero, Sage and Quickbooks) is advantageous
  • Audit experience to a senior level is advantageous.

What's on Offer

Whats on offer for you ?

  • A competitive salary
  • A flexible working environment including flexitime and hybrid working.
  • Support for future study and development opportunities if required.
  • 25 days annual holiday in addition to 8 bank holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance scheme
  • Death in Service scheme
  • New benefit package under review
Robert Rollason
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Phone number
+44 117 927 1441

Job summary

Job function
Newly Qualified
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Robert Rollason
Consultant phone
+44 117 927 1441
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