Accounts Technician Accountancy Practice

Posted 16 October by Recruitment Hunters

Recruitment Hunters are recruiting for an Accounts Technician for a highly successful Accountancy Practice firm based in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

This highly successful accountancy practice firm are looking for an experienced Accountancy Practice Accounts Technician who has a minimum of 3 years of working for another Accountancy Practice.

The ideal candidate having 3 years plus experience working for another accountancy practice organisation and display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with Partners and clients.

Main Responsibilities:- Accounts Technician

To provide high quality accounting and to contribute generally to the overall development of the Firm.

  • Prepare client accounts (statutory and unincorporated), tax returns (Corporation tax, personal and partnership) and VAT based on information supplied by the client, advise on tax payable and payment dates and to meet deadlines & Undertake bookkeeping, ledger maintenance, supplier maintenance and management accounts preparation, as and when required

Identifies points for manager or partner to raise with clients and to raise the potential for additional services

  • Finalises paperwork for dispatch to client or HMRC
  • Liaise with client to obtain relevant information for their accounts, acting in a proactive manner and ensuring attention to detail and effective questioning of the client
  • Monitor own job quality and quantity in line with agreed budgets
  • Record own chargeable time and ensure maximum recovery
  • Support trainees by providing on the job coaching
  • Attend courses that are appropriate to the job role
  • Assist clients with bookkeeping queries and other business-related matters as required.
  • Assist the Department Manager(s) as part of the accounts team, as required
  • Assist in the delivery of ad hoc projects and assignments

Critical Skills Required: Accounts Technician

  • Ability to review and prepare incorporated and unincorporated accounts quickly and efficiently and related tax returns
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Strong active listening skills
  • Excellent problem resolutions skills and ideas generation ability
  • In-depth accounts preparation knowledge
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and their uses and benefits

Experience Required:- Accounts Technician

Required: Minimum of 3 years proven accounts preparation experience within a practice environment

Desirable: Experience with using a cloud accounting software such as Xero

Qualities Required: Accounts Technician Strong presence

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Quickly builds rapport and trust
  • Highly confidential
  • Good team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilient and energetic
  • Achiever and self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Analytical - quick thinker
  • A positive 'can-do' attitude

Job Requirements: Accounts Technician Live within commuting distance of Banbury

  • Work outside normal hours as required
  • Travel to clients and other locations as required

The Accounts Technician role is a permanent position and is based in the firms Banbury office. The salary will be £25,000 - £30,000 PA Depending on Experience + Excellent Company Benefits.

If this Accounts Technician role sounds like you, then please forward your CV to Steve at Recruitment Hunters

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Recruitment Hunters is an independent recruitment agency based in Cambridgeshire who place permanent & contract staff into firms across East Anglia (Cambridgeshire, Suffolk & Norfolk) & West London. We focus on 4 main sectors from Commercial, Accountancy, Engineering to Technical. The types of roles we recruit for as follows: Administration, Accounts, Customer Service, Logistics, Credit Control, Ledger Clerks, Sales, Account Management, Management, IT, HR, Directors, Engineering, Accountants, Analysts, Insurance, Technical, Public Relations, Marketing, Design, Legal, Call Centre, Receptionists, Pa's, Bi-Lingual, Field Sales, Graduates, Juniors, Mortgage Underwriters, Banking & everything in-between.

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Required skills

  • AAT
  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Account
  • Accountancy
  • Audit
  • LLB
  • Practice
  • Own Car
  • Audit Senior
  • Accounts Technician
  • Tech
  • Oxfordshire
  • Semi-Senior
  • Audit Semi-Senior
  • Banbury
  • Semi-Senior Auditor
  • Audit & Accounts
  • Practice Accoutant

Application questions

3 years Accountancy Practice Experience?
Accounts preperation experience within practice?
ACA, ACCA Part-Qualified & / OR AAT Qualified?
All-round Accounts Experience and Accounts Tech experience?
Able to commute to Banbury, Oxfordshire daily?

Reference: 39154013

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