Qualified Accountant

England, Somerset, Taunton
17 May 2019
24 May 2019
Lloyd Barnes Practice
Job Title
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Taunton based Practice is currently looking to recruit a Qualified Accountant to join their team. You will be ACA/ACCA qualified with a proven track record in a Practice environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the day to day needs of their own client portfolio, including being the first point of contact
  • To plan, carry out and review client work in a variety of areas within accounting, tax and commercial/business advice
  • To handle client queries and proactively advise them on a wide range of financial and commercial matters
  • To proactively bring matters to the attention of the partners
  • To share in staff management and development responsibilities for the junior members of the team
  • To deliver excellent client service
  • To organise own time and workload

Key Person Requirements:

  • Holder of a recognised professional accounting qualification, ACA or ACCA preferred (the firm is willing to examine AAT Level 4 qualified candidates who hold sufficient experience within practice to be considered 'qualified by experience'.
  • A minimum of three years' practice experience.
  • Likely to come from a small to medium sized firm background, or have relevant experience of directly serving clients, proactively and commercially, in this type of environment, but be looking for an exciting new challenge
  • Keen to work in an individual performance driven business (and be rewarded accordingly)
  • Able to work well in a successful and busy team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commercially sharp
  • Having an attitude characterised as enthusiastic and positive, self-motivated and focussed
  • Possessing a creative approach to reaching solutions for clients
  • Hard working, and willing to work flexibly and travel on occasions where required
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • General IT proficiency