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Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary: 30000 - 40000
REF: 1230
Contact Name: Paul Phipps
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a well-established multi-office practice, Curtis Recruitment is seeking an Accountant for the firm’s Witney office.  Reporting to the Manager, you will provide support for the managers and directors in providing professional accountancy services, including, financial reporting and taxation.  As part of this position, you may need to travel to other offices on occasion.

Within this role, the key responsibilities and accountabilities of the Accountant will include:

  • Internal contact with Managers and Directors
  • Liaising with clients, providing financial information and advice
  • Client record processing
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT return preparation and checking
  • Management and statutory accounts preparation
  • Accounts and financial statements preparation
  • Personal and company tax computations and returns
  • Supporting the Company Directors’ clients
  • Supporting junior colleagues

To be considered for this role, you will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • AAT, ACA, ACCA qualified or part-qualified or qualified by experience
  • Previous experience of working within a practice environment
  • Demonstrable financial management experience
  • Legislative compliance – ability to interpret and relevant legislation to clients
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good communication skills including ability to take notes
  • Previous working knowledge of Sage, Quickbooks and / or Xero is desirable

This expanding practice is looking for people with the following personal attributes:

  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interested in working with different clients in varying business sectors
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • An amiable personality

This dynamic practice offers a competitive salary, good benefits and a friendly working environment where the successful can thrive and progress.