Junior Accountant

Posted 11 May by Public Practice Recruitment Ltd
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Full-time Junior Accountant Job Vacancy

Are you an aspiring Accountant or Junior Accountant ready for a new challenge?

Would you like to work with a firm of accountants in Leicester that values its employees? If so, this Junior Accountant role within this well-respected firm of accountants could be for you.

Studying towards AAT (minimum level 3) or recently AAT qualified, you will have a minimum of twelve months of experience within a general accountancy practice and will be looking to progress your accountancy career further. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications that do not this minimum criteria.

Ideal for a person looking to expand their knowledge of general accountancy services, this role covers a range of duties, including book-keeping, payroll, VAT returns and accounts preparation.

In addition to your basic accountancy competence, you will ideally have utilised some cloud-based bookkeeping software or Sage 50 previously.

As this accounting firm prides itself on high standards, you will be a driven individual that strives to deliver customer service excellence.

This role requires excellent communication and teamwork; however, the role will also require someone comfortable working under their own initiative.

This Junior Accountant role is well suited to an ambitious and career-oriented individual. This established and growing firm in Leicester offers excellent progression opportunities for the right person.

Junior Accountant Job Purpose

  • You’ll support a portfolio of clients with general accounting duties.
  • You’ll support the preparation of accounts and financial statements.
  • You’ll calculate and complete VAT returns in readiness for checking and submission.
  • You’ll support and run regular payrolls for clients in line with pay schedules and deadlines.
  • You’ll support your team and other colleagues with query resolution as required.
  • You’ll continually strive for customer service excellence.
  • You’ll develop and nurture strong relationships with clients, being a point of contact for queries and questions.

Employee Value Proposition For This Accounting Firm

This reputable and established firm of accountants is based in Leicester.

The organisation has experienced ongoing growth and is looking to expand headcount further by adding to its already talented team of accountants.

The culture of the business centres around hard work, success, recognition and fun. It has a well-established and varied client portfolio and dedicates itself to providing technical proficiency and customer service excellence.

The working environment is friendly and supportive. The company offers personal and career development support, with excellent progression opportunities.

Employee Benefits As A Junior Accountant

  • Salary of £17,000 to £19,000.
  • Full study support.
  • Competitive holiday and benefits package.
  • Work from home and flexible working policy.
  • Career development and progression opportunities.
  • Convenient city centre location.
  • Free parking.

Junior Accountant Job Requirements

  • You’ll be studying towards, or AAT qualified and be committed to your continued professional development.
  • You’ll have a minimum of twelve months of experience within an accountancy firm(s).
  • You’ll have experience of using Sage 50 or other cloud-based bookkeeping software.
  • You’ll strive to deliver customer excellence.
  • You’ll be comfortable working independently or as part of a team.
  • You’ll have strong technical capabilities and possess excellent attention to detail.
  • You’ll plan and prioritise workloads to meet timescales and deadlines.
  • You’ll be a team player.
  • You’ll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You’ll have a can-do attitude and the ability to make things happen.

About Public Practice Recruitment Ltd

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd recruits high-calibre accounting professionals at all levels for tax, accounts, and audit vacancies on both a permanent and temporary basis for accountancy firms.

Specialising solely in accountancy recruitment, Public Practice Recruitment has new accountancy jobs every day and has a superb track record of meeting and exceeding expectations for accountants looking for their next accounting role.

Required skills

  • Accountancy

Reference: 42680966

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