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Accountant or PQ accountant

Posted 31 January by JPConnections Easy Apply Ended


We are seeking an accountant to join the team in this Regional Office of national firm based in Aberdare. This person would be someone who has previous experience of working in practice and exposure to the essential elements of client service and delivery. The successful applicant will be a part of a team of circa 7 people working in the accounts department.

This is a new and exciting opportunity in the Firm and holds much progression for the right person.

Duties and Responsibilities:

As an accountant, you will be required to:

  • Process transactions on accounting software, including maintaining the sales and purchase ledgers, nominal ledgers and processing all bank transactions. To include reconciling all balance sheet accounts.

  • Preparation of accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships.

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts for limited companies.

  • Maintain client books and records on a regular basis.

  • Preparation of VAT returns.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients.

  • Work and liaise with other members in the accounts team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as

    necessary to provide high quality client service.

  • Report directly to a Manager.

  • Able to project manage in order to meet deadlines and budget constraints.


  • AAT qualified with previous experience of working in practice (ideally studying ACCA or equivalent).

  • Technically capable of producing accounts to a high standard and in-depth knowledge of current

    accounting standards (FRS 105 and FRS102).

  • Working knowledge of CCH desirable.

  • Working knowledge of Sage Line 50, Xero and Microsoft Excel essential.

  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels.

  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions.

  • Possess strong team working skills.

  • Demonstrable ability to take responsibility and use own initiative.

  • Full, clean driving licence as some work may require travel.

Required skills

  • AAT
  • Accounting
  • Limited Companies
  • Management Accounts
  • Sole Traders

Reference: 34363904

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