Accounts & Audit Semi Senior

Public Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are currently working with a reputable and progressive firm of chartered accountants in Lewes who, as a result of continued growth, are now seeking to recruit an ambitious Trainee Accountant to join their team in a varied Accounts & Audit Semi Senior position.

The successful individual will undertake a varied role in which the workload will primarily consist of the preparation of year-end accounts, tax compliance (corporate and personal), and Bookkeeping and VAT work. There will also be some level of involvement with assisting on audit assignments in the position however, previous audit experience is not a prerequisite as full training will be given on that front.

This role would be ideally suited to an ambitious Semi Senior / Trainee Accountant with practice experience, who is keen to develop their career within a leading regional firm of accountants.

The ideal candidate may be AAT Qualified or may have already begun studying towards the ACA or ACCA qualifications. Whilst prior audit experience isn’t essential the successful applicant will come from a practice background and will have experience of carrying out a varied general practice role.  

This is genuinely an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual to develop their career within a leading firm of chartered accountants where you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and study package.

Duties and Responsibilities

Attending and assisting with audits including that of planning and field work and stock take
Year-end statutory accounts preparation
Preparation of personal and corporation tax returns for individuals and companies
Bookkeeping and preparation of VAT returns
Management accounts preparation
Preparation of forecasts


AAT Qualified or ACA / ACCA Part Qualified
Experience of working in practice is essential
Experience of assisting on Audit assignments would be beneficial

For further information on this role please contact Jack Wyatt at Clark Wood - jwyatt@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291055

Clark Wood is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy operating throughout the United Kingdom within the Public Practice Accountancy & Tax sectors. Our core client base consists of Accountancy Practices ranging from Big 4, Top 10 & Mid-Tier firms through to independent regional firms and sole traders

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