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Accounts Senior - Cardiff

Our Wales office seeks an experienced, high calibre Accounts Senior to join our growing team in our Head Office based in Cardiff Bay. 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 part of a team of 18 people working in the accounts department.

Reporting to: Associate Director
Departments: Accounts
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Dependant on experience
Term: Full time and Permanent
Core Responsibilities
 
  • Prepare accounts for limited companies from trial balance stage, as well as sole traders and partnerships from primary records
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly management accounts including variance analysis
  • Maintain client books and records on a regular basis
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of Corporation Tax, Partnership Tax and Personal Tax returns ready for review
  • 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/director
  • Project manage to meet deadlines and budget constraints.

About You

  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
  • Possess strong team working skills
  • Demonstrate ability to take responsibility and use own initiative
  • Full, clean driving licence as some work may require travel.
Specific Knowledge & Experience Required
 
  • Newly qualified ACCA or QBE with previous experience of working in practice
  • Broad range of experience dealing with all aspects of limited companies in particular, as well as sole traders and partnerships
  • Technically capable of producing statutory accounts to a high standard
  • General corporate and personal tax experience essential
  • Working knowledge of Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel essential
  • Working knowledge of CCH desirable

What We Offer

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Training and development within the role
  • Opportunity to progress in your career within a growing company
Accounts Technician - Telford
 
Our Telford office seeks an experienced Accounts Technician to join our growing team. This person would be someone who has previous experience of working in practice and exposure to the essential elements of client service and delivery.
 
Reporting to: Associate Director
Departments: Accounts
Location: Telford
Salary: Dependant on experience
Term: Full time and Permanent

Core Responsibilities

  • Prepare accounts and tax computations for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Maintain client books and records on a regular basis
  • 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/director

About You

  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Possess strong team working skills
  • Demonstrate ability to take responsibility and use own initiative

Specific Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Ideally AAT Qualified or equivalent
  • Must have at least a minimum of 3 years working in practice
  • Must be competent in preparing accounts and related tax computations for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies

Agricultural Accounts Manager - South Molton

Our Devon office seeks an experienced, high calibre Agricultural Accounts Manager to join our growing team based in South Molton. This person would be someone who has previous experience of working in practice, specifically within the agricultural sector and has had exposure to the essential elements of client service and delivery. The successful applicant will be part of a team of 6 people working in one section of the agricultural accounts department.

Reporting to: Director
Departments: Agricultural Accounts
Location: South Molton
Salary: Dependant on experience
Term: Full time and Permanent
Core Responsibilities
 
  • Prepare accounts for mainly a variety of agricultural businesses being limited companies from trial balance stage, as well as sole traders and partnerships from primary records
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly management accounts including variance analysis
  • Maintain client books and records on a regular basis
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of Corporation Tax, Partnership Tax and Personal Tax returns ready for review
  • 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 Director
  • Project manage to meet deadlines and budget constraints

About You

  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Able to manage a block of high wealth clients to the highest standard.
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
  • Possess strong team working skills
  • Demonstrate ability to take responsibility and use own initiative
  • Full, clean driving license as some work may require travel

Specific Knowledge & Experience Required

  • ACCA Qualified with previous experience of working in practice
  • Good knowledge of the farming sector and experience preparing farm accounts and Tax Returns
  • Experience with farm related taxation policies, farmers averaging, herd basis etc
  • Broad range of experience dealing with all aspects of limited companies, as well as sole traders and partnerships
  • Technically capable of producing statutory accounts and producing letters and reports to a high professional standard
  • Working knowledge of Sage and Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Working knowledge of CCH is desirable

What We Offer

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Training and development within the role
  • Opportunity to progress in your career within a growing company

Audit & Accounts Semi-Senior - Gloucester

An opportunity to work for one of the fastest growing accountancy firms in the UK. The vacancy is within our Gloucester office in the audit and accounts department.

Core Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be part of a team of 13 people and will be carrying out the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial statements for limited companies, LLP's, partnerships and sole traders from trial balance stage and incomplete records
  • Carry out statutory audits covering audit planning, fieldwork and completion
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients
  • Work and liaise with other members in the audit and accounts team
  • Project manage to meet deadlines and budget constraints

Specific Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Broad range of experience dealing with all aspects of limited companies in particular as well as LLP's, partnerships and sole traders
  • Ideally 1-2 years' experience with auditing
  • AAT qualified or part qualified ACCA or ACA
  • Technically capable of producing statutory financial statements to a high standard
  • Highly motivated with excellent organisational abilities

What We Offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Generous study support package to include fees and time
  • 20 days holiday
  • Professional training and development within the role
  • Modern office environment with free car parking
  • Opportunity to rapidly progress your career within a growing company

Please email Mark Handscombe with your CV if you are interested in applying for this position. Mark.Handscombe@baldwinandco.co.uk

Forensic Accounting and Corporate Finance Executive - Cardiff
 
Are you currently wanting to take your career in a different direction or are you already in forensic accounting? We are seeking an ambitious qualified ACA/ACCA or equivalent to develop a career in this varied and challenging area.
 
We are a leading firm of accountants and have an opening due to expansion of our nationwide forensic accounting service which is growing and has a healthy pipeline of assignments. Cases include commercial litigation, matrimonial, fraud and other investigatory assignments. Corporate finance assignments include acquisitions, disposals and management buy-outs.
 
Forensic accounting or corporate finance experience would be advantageous but not essential if you can demonstrate a genuine interest in, an aptitude for, this type of work. Candidates from an audit and accounting or tax background or with other investigation or financial modelling experience will be considered.
 
This will offer the right candidate an exciting and varied career within a fast growing company. The right candidate will have a clearly mapped career path and opportunities to progress.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Assistance on corporate finance transactions and financial due diligence.
  • Assistance on forensic accounting assignments
  • Involvement in the team's business development activities
  • Ad hoc project work

Attributes

  • Ability to quickly establish strong relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Sound technical knowledge with a commercial outlook and the ability to think laterally and show initiative
  • Confident at interacting with all levels of team members
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • Strong analytical skills, experience at financial modelling would be an advantage
  • Team player, enthusiastic and proactive attitude required to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Ability to be flexible in approach and manage a variety of tasks effectively
  • Strong adherence to ethical principles, particularly with the nature of the confidential work

Location

The candidate would be based in Cardiff and with the nature of the work and our nationwide service offering some travel may be necessary.

How To Apply

Please email Tanya Wilson with your CV if you are interested in applying for this position. tanyaw@ktsowensthomas.com

Part-Qualified Accountant - Witney

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team as soon as possible due to the continuing growth of our practice and the promotion of one of our team to Manager. The role will involve preparing annual accounts, VAT Returns and some bookkeeping.

Reporting to: Director
Departments: Accounts
Location: Witney
Salary: Dependant on experience
Term: Full time

The Successful Applicant

  • Have AAT, or be part-qualified, or be qualified by experience.
  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Have at least three years' experience working for an accountancy practice.
  • Be able to think logically.
  • Understand Confidentiality - all client information must be kept confidential.
  • Be able to work under pressure - we often work to tight deadlines. A good sense of humour and ability to know when the team need another caffeine boost or cakes will help.
  • Be good at IT - a good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook and confidence with computer systems.
  • Like to be accurate and finish things off properly.
  • Be a good team player, happy to help our where required but also able to manage their own work schedule.

What We Offer

The hours are full time 37.5 hours a week. If someone is training for ACA or ACCA we can offer a study package including paid fees and study leave.

  • Salary £19,000-£29,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience.
  • Benefits: 21 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays, study package available, and employer pension contributions.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are the right person for this job to;

Margaret Thornton at Morgan Cameron, 9 Thorney Leys Park, Witney, OX28 4GE or you can email your CV and letter to margaret.thornton@morgancameron.com

Payroll Administrator - Tamworth

Our Tamworth Payroll Hub provide an outsourcing payroll solution to around 2000 clients from our East and West Midlands offices. The group operation as a whole process around 5500 payrolls across the country. The company is growing at a rapid pace and you'll be part of an expanding team intent on delivering a high level, quality and accurate payroll service to our customers.

Reporting to: Payroll Manager and Payroll Supervisor
Department: Payroll
Location: Tamworth
Salary: Dependant on experience
Term: Full time and Permanent

Core Responsibilities

  • Input/importing of payroll data, setting up new starters, calculating payments, running reports, printing/uploading payslips and submitting RTI data to HMRC.
  • Processing payments to client employees via BACS.
  • Proactive in keeping up to date with latest payroll legislation through CIPP membership, courses and general research. In particular, with the introduction of Auto-Enrolment.
  • Speaking with customers on the phone and/or face to face and with the ability to field calls 
  • Liaise with internal departments, external offices, Partners/Directors, Managers and Payroll Supervisor. 

About You

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work alone and in a team.
  • Be bright and ethusiastic.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
  • Be proactive and flexible approach.
  • Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • Have a willingness and desire to learn new skills quickly.

Specific Knowledge & Experience Required

  • At least one year Payroll experience.
  • Experience of the STAR Payroll software desirable but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically word and excel.
  • Knowledge and experience of Auto Enrolment.
  • Understanding of all Statutory Payments including Shared Parental pay and leave.
  • A good understanding of IT.
  • Ideally from a payroll bureau environment.

What We Offer

  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • Training and development within the role.
  • Opportunity to progress in your career within a growing company.

Tax Apprentice - Portobello

Our Portobello office seeks Tax Apprentice to join our growing team.

Our offices deliver a wide range of taxation services to clients in all sectors, those clients ranging from individuals and sole traders to the larger corporates.

The company is growing at a rapid pace and you will be part of our expanding team at our Portobello office delivering a high level, quality and pro-active service to our clients.

Reporting to: Associate Director
Departments: Tax
Location: Portobello
Salary: £12,000pa
Hours of work: 7 hours a day Monday – Friday

Holidays; 20 days + public holidays

Core Responsibilities

  • You will be allocated your own small portfolio of personal and corporate tax clients working closely with the tax managers.
  • Assist with the completion of personal and company tax returns.
  • Assist the team in dealing with day to day tax queries.
  • Preparation of income and expenditure and rental accounts

About You

  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be professional and reliable.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team.
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Have a willingness and desire to learn new skills

Specific Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Three predicted A levels grades A-C
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically word and excel

What We Offer

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Full support in studying towards your ATT qualifications (Association of Taxation Technicians) through the apprentice scheme.
  • Continued support and development within your role
  • Opportunity to progress in your career with a growing company.

How To Apply

Please email Emma Young with your CV if you are interested in applying for this position – emma.young@baldwinandco.co.uk

  • Applications close on the 15th September 2017.
  • Interviews will be held between the 18th September and the 22nd September 2017.
  • The successful applicant will be required to start from the 2nd October 2017

Tax Team Trainee - Witney 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join tax team this Summer.

Reporting to: Director
Departments: Tax
Location: Witney
Salary: Dependant on experience
Term: Full time

The Successful Applicant 

  • Have a good academic record to A level standard including GCSE Mathematics and English
  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Be good with figures – nothing complex just good basic arithmetic
  • Be able to think logically
  • Understand Confidentiality– all client information must be kept confidential
  • Be keen to learn on the job – we are going to teach you a lot and need you to retain what you learn so we don’t keep re-teaching you the same things
  • Able to work under pressure –we often work to tight deadlines. A good sense of humour and ability to know when the team need another caffeine boost will help.
  • Good at IT – a good working knowledge of word, excel and outlook and confidence with computer systems
  • Like to be accurate and finish things off properly
  • Be a good team player, happy to help out where required

The post might suit a school or college leaver looking for their first full-time job or someone with 1-2 years office experience. Initially we would train you in a wide variety of skills including office skills, bookkeeping and tax returns.

What We Offer

We take staff training very seriously and would offer a day release study package to take AAT qualifications at Witney & Abingdon College starting at level 3. This will be under an Apprenticeship scheme. If you do well and there is a suitable training vacancy you may be able to go onto study for professional exams with full study support in the future. We have an excellent record for students passing their professional exams. You will also learn a huge amount from on the job training.

The post is to start in Summer 2017

  • Salary £12,000-£15,000 per annum
  • Benefits: Day release for AAT at Abingdon & Witney College and all course and exam fees paid
  • 21 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are the right person for this job to:

Margaret Thornton at Morgan Cameron, 9 Thorney Leys Park, Witney, OX28 4GE or you can email your CV and letter to margaret.thornton@morgancameron.com.

Information

We welcome applications from qualified and experienced professionals (ACA, ACCA, CTA, AAT, ATT) and are always keen to hear from talented and passionate individuals working within general practice.

We also recruit a number of trainees every year and therefore welcome applications from A level students wishing to embark on an AAT training programme or graduates who wish to become a trainee accountant (ACA or ACCA).

Career progression opportunities exist for applicants who demonstrate the right ability, work ethic and drive to succeed. Davisons offer competitive salaries and bonus structures and run intensive internal training programmes in addition to external courses to enable everyone to develop their full potential.

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