Junior/Senior Accountants (Multiple positions)

Location
Islamabad (PK)
Salary
RS 25,000 - RS 70,000 per month, negotiable depending on experience
Posted
05 Jan 2022
Closes
04 Feb 2022
Ref
Jan2022
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

We may be described as a Pakistan based Accounting outsourcing firm servicing UK based accounting firms. However, in reality, we are a passionate team of Chartered Accountants who came together to address the challenges of our Founder’s UK accounting firm by providing highly trained and qualified accountants based in Pakistan to deliver impeccable quality of work and exceptional value. Once we were able to establish success for our Founder’s business, we wanted to extend the service to other UK based accounting firms.

In order to help on this journey, we are looking for exceptional accounting professionals to join our exceptional team from Junior to Senior accountants, as well as Managers to help us scale our business and provide timely and quality service to our esteemed clients.

We have created a highly positive and supportive team environment with professional study support packages available for the right candidates and an environment where every team member is given the opportunity to develop and grow their career and reach their potential.

Based in Islamabad, you will become an integral part of our team and will work closely with UK based Client Managers and support them in delivering excellent client services.

Your working hours will be 12pm – 8:00pm Pakistan time.

There are several positions available with recruitment staggered over the coming months in order to help settle everyone into the business.

 

Junior Accountant

The successful candidate must have experience of: 

  1. Writing up accounting records (sales invoices, purchase invoices, payroll and other journals)  
  2. Reconciling bank and other control accounts using Xero and Receipt Bank accounting software 
  3. Preparing monthly/weekly payrolls and VAT Returns 
  4. Assisting with preparing sole trader/partnership/limited Company accounts, as well as, tax returns 

Technical Skills / Knowledge

  • CA/ACA/ACCA Student 
  • Bachelors Degree or higher preferred 
  • Minimum of 1 year of accounting experience. Relevant UK accounts experience will be preferred  
  • Good knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems (eg Xero, Quickbooks etc) 
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Benefits

  • Salary range RS 25,000-35,000
  • 24 days annual leave
  • A generous study support package covering exams and ACCA subscription as well as study leave

 

Senior Accountant

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to carry out the role of a Junior accountant as well as demonstrate exceptional experience of:

  1. Preparing sole trader/partnership/limited Company accounts, and personal/corporation tax returns 
  2. Preparing management accounts 
  3. Overseeing and reviewing work prepared by junior team members
  4. Training and developing junior team members
  5. Being a good team player
  6. Ability to work to deadlines and to be flexible as regards the hours and assignments worked 
  7. Ability to communicate openly and build up excellent relationships with clients 

 

Technical Skills / Knowledge 

  • CA/ACA/ACCA Part/fully Qualified 
  • Bachelors Degree or higher preferred 
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience. Relevant UK accounts experience will be preferred  
  • Good knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems (eg Xero, Quickbooks etc) 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, SUMIF, VLOOKUP, INDEX/MATCH formulas) 
  • Good knowledge of UK corporation tax, income tax and VAT and the impact on accounts and client’s overall affairs 
  • Good knowledge of the statutory and technical aspects concerning a set of UK limited company accounts 

Benefits

  • Salary range RS 40,000-70,000
  • 24 days annual leave
  • A generous study support package covering exams and ACCA subscription as well as study leave

 

Application Process 

To apply for this position please apply online via ACCA website and:

  1. Upload a covering letter and your most recent CV
  2. Your covering letter should state:
    1. Which position you are applying for; and
    2. how you meet the requirements of the job spec

PLEASE NOTE: Applications without a covering letter will NOT be considered.

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