Qualified Accountant

Location
England, Somerset, Taunton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
13324
Contact
Lloyd Barnes Practice
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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