Accounts Semi Senior

Michael Page
12 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Gillian O'Regan
Job role
Contract type
Part time

The main duties for this position will involve working on the books and records for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies (including those within groups), the preparation of VAT returns and the preparation of management accounts.

Client Details

Established for 50 years this is a dynamic, medium-sized firm with offices both regionally and in Central London.

A business offering true excellence with over 80 staff, ranging from apprentices to highly experienced managers, our client provides a full range of professional services typically provided by an progressive accountancy firm, including audit and accounts, management consultancy, payroll and taxation.

Clients range from all fields of business - The professions and arts, including large corporates operating nationally and internationally, privately owned businesses, partnerships, sole traders and self-employed individuals.


The ideal candidate will have relevant previous experience, have completed their AAT qualification and will be self-motivated. Study support can be available for candidates completing their ACCA qualification.

Undertake book keeping on behalf of clients (in house or at client premises), including processing transactions from documents provided by the client.

The preparation and completion of VAT returns, liaising with the client to provide required information, producing supporting schedules and completing the VAT return by the deadline

Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts to provide clients with relevant information.

Preparation of statutory accounts, year-end accounts or rental accounts for ltd companies (including service charge companies), sole traders and partnerships.

Ad-hoc arrangements, either in house or at a client's premises covering general bookkeeping and accounts work

Record time spent on each client to submit weekly timesheets, ensuring work is completed within budget

Attend and participate in team meetings and attend training seminars and CPD updates


Previous experience in double entry book keeping (including group companies), completing VAT returns and accounts preparation, having completed the AAT qualification

Ideally looking for a minimum of three years' experience, or an ability to demonstrate the required technical knowledge

Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to complete assignments within time constraints

Ability to work effectively in a team environment with colleagues

Good organisation skills with the ability to multi task

Excellent communication skills

Ability to check for accuracy and give good attention to detail

Good IT skills, including Word, Excel, CCH, Sage, Quickbooks and Xero

Job Offer

35 hour working week

Paid overtime (up to manager level)

Competitive Salary

Work Place Pension

Life Assurance

Health Cash Plan

Child Care Vouchers

Season Ticket Loan

Holiday Trading Scheme

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