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Accounts Technician - Bristol

£22,000 - £25,000 - Accountancy (Practice)
Ref: 1330 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Feb 2019
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We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant/Apprentice Accounting Technician to join a friendly and ambitious accountancy practice based in central Bristol. It is essential you have some relevant accounting experience to be considered.

Benefits & Salary

Competitive salary, conditions and benefits for the right person, including the potential for early salary review. There is significant opportunity for development and progression for the right candidate.

Job Duties

  • Client management accounting (Xero expert would be an advantage) also Sage and Quickbooks knowledge.
  • Book-keeping and accounts production.
  • Preparation of accounts and VAT returns for sole traders, company and partnerships.
  • Maintenance of sales, purchase and nominal ledgers.
  • Processing journals and finalising accounts.
  • Processing partnership tax returns.
  • Accurate data entry input and updating.
  • Managing accounts work by others including outsource providers.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Part qualified ACA or ACCA (continuing with studies is not required) or
  • AAT Level 4 or
  • Qualified by experience.
  • Ideally educated to BTEC or A’ Level standard.
  • GCSE English language and mathematics at Grade B or above.
  • Accounts experience in a practice environment.
  • IT competent and be familiar with computerised packages including Microsoft Word/Excel.
  • The ability to work on own initiative and be flexible.
  • The ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Employment Details

  • Full time hours of work: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday, with 1 hour for lunch each day. The company can offer flexi time.
  • Remuneration will be dependent on experience.

The package will include:

  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme subject to eligibility.
  • Annual Leave will be 22 days per annum+your birthday day off