Accounts Junior - Durham

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
31 Mar 2021
Work Type
Full Time
Accountancy Practice

Accounts Junior required to join a small, friendly and expanding Accountancy Practice in Durham. The practice specialises in providing a flexible and proactive all year-round service to small businesses and individuals in the local area.

This role would suit a finance graduate or part qualified AAT /ACCA studier, ideally with some previous work experience in an accountancy firm

This is an excellent opportunity for a capable individual, looking for variety and wishing to develop their skills and experience in an expanding business, using industry leading software. Work for an employer focused on long term staff retention. Career development opportunities are available for the right candidates, and a study package/apprenticeship is available too

  • Preparation of Accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies.
  • Preparation and review of Self-Assessment Tax Returns for Sole Traders, Rental Property Income, Individuals and Partnerships#
  • Preparation of Corporation Tax Computations for Limited Companies
  • Managing the processing of monthly payrolls and setting up and administration of Auto Enrolment schemes
  • Provision of day to day business support to Clients
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications
  • Answering telephone calls, dealing with enquiries and responding to queries in a timely, courteous and efficient manner and accurately logging information
  • Establishing and maintaining a professional and friendly working relationship with Clients, outsourced partners and colleagues

  • An accountancy graduate or part qualified AAT/ACCA would be ideal
  • Previous work experience within an Accountancy Practice is essential
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software – eg TaxCalc, QuickBooks, SAGE etc
  • A high degree of IT literacy and the ability to embrace new technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with a customer service focus
  • You must be able to produce accurate and timely work and to work on your own initiative to tight deadlines, without compromising the quality of work
  • You should have good communication skills and be able to develop good working relationships within a small team
  • You must be able to communicate with Clients in a friendly and professional manner.

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2258
Role: Accounts Junior
Location: Durham