Practice Accountant - Newton Abbott

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
13 Oct 2021
Work Type
Part Time
Accountancy Practice
£28000-£36000 Pro rata

We are looking for a Practice Accountant to join an expanding accountancy practice located in Newton Abbot. The firm provides a friendly, flexible and proactive all year-round service to small businesses and individuals in the local area. The ideal candidate will have a “can do” attitude and be able to work independently. You should be proactive, motivated and willing to learn, with a problem-solving attitude. This is the perfect role for someone who can confidently engage with clients to build a rapport and offer solutions and direction.

• This would be a part time position of 3 or 4 days a week with potential to become full time if desired.

•25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays ( pro rata)

• Competitive salary depending on experience

• Flexibility

• Company pension scheme

• In-house training programme and ongoing CPD

• Employee assistance programme - Health Assured

The key duties of the post are as follows:

• Preparation and review 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

• Preparation, review and submission of VAT Returns

• Provision of client-focused support including client meetings

• Communicate and liaise verbally and in writing between clients/visitors/enquirers and staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions

• Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public

• Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures

• Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility

• Plus other duties consistent with the grade as directed.

• ACCA/ICAEW qualified or equivalent / Or qualified by experience (Min 5 years practice experience). 

• Recent and relevant experience in a practice environment

• Current working knowledge of UK tax laws and accounting standards applicable to small business

• Strong knowledge of computerised accounting systems

• Genuine desire to be a trusted advisor to small business clients

• Conscientious, committed and reliable

• Able to work to tight deadlines without compromising the quality of your work

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2339
Role: Practice Accountant
Location: Newton Abbott