Accounts Technician

Accounts Technician
Oswestry, Shropshire
Circa £20,000 - £23,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Are you an Accounts Technician with aspirations of developing your career within a reputable and well-established firm of chartered accountants in Shropshire? If so, this could be the ideal role for you…

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a well renowned and forward-thinking firm of accountants who are now looking to add an ambitious Accounts Technician to their team in Oswestry.

This excellent firm can offer the successful individual the opportunity to work within a friendly, supportive and stimulating working environment where you will be given a tailored, personal development plan.

You will gain exposure to a broad array of interesting clients from a multitude of business sectors, including a proportion of clients from the agricultural industry. You will undertake a varied general practice role which will see you having the responsibility for dealing directly with clients.

The workload will be diverse and will see you being responsible for preparing accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships as well as the preparation of the associated corporate and personal tax computations and returns. You will also be involved in the completion of bookkeeping work for clients as well as the preparation of VAT returns.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in practice and may be AAT Part Qualified / Qualified or qualified by experience. A personable and professional manner as well as excellent communication skills will be a prerequisite given that you will be liaising with clients directly.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven individual to join a well renowned, independent firm in Oswestry who genuinely seek to encourage and support their staff. They pride themselves on offering a modern working environment with access to and training in online accounting software and the opportunity to work very flexible hours.

Our client is offering a highly competitive salary as well as fantastic flexibility, including the opportunity for some homeworking once you are settled within the team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Preparation of year-end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
Preparation of personal returns
Preparation of corporate tax computations and returns
Bookkeeping work for clients
Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
Liaising with clients to resolve queries where necessary
Company Secretarial; including submission of Confirmation Statements and other Companies House forms
Communication with clients in relation to taxation matters including arranging delivery of information and meetings to sign off tax returns
Assisting managers and partners with other client related tasks


AAT Part Qualified / Qualified
Practice experience is essential

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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