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Practice Accountant

Location: PORTISHEAD, AVON Salary: 24000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: 3039269
We’re a small Accounting Firm in Portishead looking to find a new Accountant to join our team. We have an ethos of supporting each other, with no nastiness and an open culture where it’s easy to ask for help if you need it. We have long standing staff members, a friendly and flexible boss and a lovely client base grown through recommendations.

This position will suit you if you like to work hard, take pride in your work and potentially want to progress to become an Assistant Manager in the future.

You should be AAT qualified or QBE, but we aren’t able to provide study support here for further qualifications.


Your responsibilities will include:
Management of a portfolio of clients with turnover up to £1m
Accounts preparation for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships
Preparation of financial statements
Management of bookkeeping staff and review of their work
Ensuring submission of accounts on time
Some knowledge of corporation tax returns
Confident with client contact and answering queries but external travel not required

It is essential that you have a sound knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping, as we use Excel rather than an accounting software package.


About us
We have been around for almost 20 years and grown to 18 staff across 5 offices in the South West. Since we’re small, we retain a community feel, good working relationships with both colleagues and clients, and our accountants are able to see work through from start to finish. The office is nice and bright, we have the radio on, and all get along well.

The package
• Starting salary of £24-28k depending on experience
• Future progression opportunity to become Assistant Manager
• Plenty of on-street parking nearby
• 22 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• Working hours 9-5:30 initially, but you could do 8-4:30 after probation if you wish

To apply
We hope you like the sound of us and we’re keen to meet anyone who meets the criteria above and has good experience working in a Practice environment, with a nice personality to bring to the office. To apply, please email your CV to laura.briggs@reedglobal.com along with some details about yourself, including current salary, notice period and interest in the job. We look forward to hearing from you.

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