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Accountant

Posted: 7th January 2022

We are a family business based in Ponteland. We work with clients throughout the North-East offering a part-time, outsourced finance department. Our strong reputation is built on our ability to offer a quality service at an affordable price, focussing on improving profitability and efficiency - and always adding value

 The Accountant role is very varied and the successful candidate will work with a portfolio of clients, including limited companies, charities and sole traders. The range of accountancy functions provided will include some or all of the following:-

  • Bookkeeping using various accountancy software packages, including Quickbooks and Xero

  • Preparing annual accounts and company tax returns

  • Compiling Management Accounts on a regular basis

  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns

  • Sole trader accounts and self-assessment tax returns

  • Dealing with client queries via telephone and email

To be considered for the role applicants will be experienced, enthusiastic and able to manage a portfolio of clients on their own. They will be ACCA/CIMA qualified or part qualified and must have at least 4 years' experience working in an accounts environment or in practice. Highly professional in their manner they will have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, and will also be able to demonstrate:-

  • A sound knowledge of bookkeeping and management reporting

  • Experience of accounts and tax return preparation – ideal but not necessary

  • Highly competent on Microsoft Excel and modern accounting software.

  • The ability to work quickly, accurately and meet deadlines.

  • Good time management, organisational skills and a positive attitude

This is an exciting vacancy which offers the opportunity to work with a great variety of different companies and individuals. Work will be primarily at our office in Ponteland, where you will be a key part of a small team, but you will be required to travel out to clients. Individual must be able to drive as clients are located across the North East.

Interested candidates should email a current CV and note outlining the skills and personal qualities they possess which make them suitable for this role to hello@jbcms.co.uk