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Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Outskirts of Slough
Salary: 30000 - 40000
REF: 1391
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a well-established accountancy practice in Gerrards Cross, we are recruiting for a qualified Accountant to join the firm’s dynamic team.  This position has the focus on cloud accounting and as such, the relevant experience is a prerequisite.

This role will comprise a varied workload and the firm is looking for applications from accounting professionals with a well-rounded knowledge, a breadth of experience and proven leadership abilities.

As Accountant, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • For year-end statutory clients, preparation of full balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of accounts preparation working papers
  • Bookkeeping for clients to include full bank reconciliation for all clients
  • Entry into the accounting package of all available sales and purchase invoices (minimal coding from the bank)
  • Appropriate document retention of all tax point documentation
  • Full balance sheet reconciliation on all clients at least quarterly
  • Timely and accurate VAT return submission and payment following positive confirmation from clients
  • Timely and accurate EC Sales submission
  • Timely and accurate loading and confirmation of client payment runs
  • Client visits to assess current systems and processes
  • Xero/ Quickbooks client training
  • Assistance in cloud transitions to include master data upload/ chart of accounts upload
  • Bank feed set up


To be considered for this role, applicants will satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant or an exceptional part-qualified or QBE
  • Have a minimum of three years’ experience within practice
  • Be conversant with cloud based accounting tools, including Xero and QuickBooks
  • Have leadership qualities; preferably experienced in delivering projects or running a team
  • Be a team player
  • Have excellent communication skills