Accounting Technician


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type
Very Competitive

We are looking for an experienced Accounting Technician for our reputable client in Plymouth. The role includes building professional relationships with staff, clients and the business community, so would suit someone who wants to work in a team with a diverse portfolio of clients.


To be considered for this role applicants must have previous accountancy practice experience. This is a minimum requirement of the role, those who do not have this experience will not be considered.


To be successful, you will have a good knowledge of accounts preparation and accounting software, be able to manage bookkeeping and VAT clients, you will also be working to tight deadlines. In addition you will be expected to be proactive with clients on legislation or relevant changes. It is a busy, general practice role, which you can very much make your own.


Duties will include:


  • Processing invoices
  • Dealing with client book keeping
  • Recording receipts and payments
  • Assisting in the preparation of accounts
  • Preparing and checking ledger balances and other monthly and yearly accounts
  • Completing and submitting tax returns, VAT returns and National Insurance contributions
  • Advising clients on accounting issues and resolving queries
  • Using computerised accounting systems


Skills and Attributes:


  • Trainee Accountant / AAT qualified
  • Be approachable and professional
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills
  • A minimum of three years experience working in a private practice is required
  • Knowledge of a variety of packages to include Sage, Xero and QuickBooks


This position is to work 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday. In return, you will be part of a fun and professional team, who are committed to developing their staff and have won numerous awards for their innovative approach.


If you have the experience and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below. For informal chat, please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Rachel V. Many thanks for your interest.

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