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We are looking for bright people to join us…

We are a passionate group that thrives on providing fast, efficient service to our clients. We are looking for individuals ready to come together and get involved with a great team of people to make this happen.

If you’d like to join our team, please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to joinus@crowther.accountants along with a covering letter and scanned copies of any relevant qualifications.

We also welcome speculative applications, so if you feel as though your skills and qualifications might be a good fit within our team, please do get in touch.

Job Title:          Accountant
Location/Department: Office based, Huddersfield, HD2
Reports to: Accounts Manager
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week – 1/2 hour for lunch. Some flexibility may be required according to workloads
Role Band: 2
Date: January  2022

 

JOB PURPOSE

To work within the Accounts Team preparing statutory accounts and other services for a client base of c500 clients.

Operating individually and as part of a team to ensure service levels are achieved within the department.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Preparation of year end accounts
  • Preparation of tax computations
  • Assist clients with accounts, Sage and Xero queries
  • Preparation of management accounts as and when required
  • Complete/review VAT returns as and when required
  • Supervise and provide support, including technical assistance for a designated bookkeeper(s)
  • Visit client offices as and when required
  • Contribute to team meetings
  • Actively seek new clients

PERSON SPECIFICATION     

  • Able to work well under pressure, use initiative and work within strict deadlines
  • Possess good attention to detail and take pride in all tasks undertaken
  • Must be focused and self-motivated
  • Able to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues when required
  • Flexible regarding additional hours especially at month end
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels and have the ability to listen and interpret instructions
  • Courteous and good telephone manner essential
  • Open to change and keen to learn new skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL

  • Numerate and a good standard of literacy skills
  • Must be computer literate with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Good knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts & Xero
  • Good knowledge of VAT and corporation tax
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within an accountancy practice
  • AAT qualified

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of IRIS Accounts Production
  • Exposure to other bookkeeping software such as FreeAgent and Quickbooks
  • Use of own car

Please note that this is not a position that will be offered training to a chartered qualification so we politely ask that you do not apply should you wish to complete this qualification.

In the first instance please call Steph Moore on 01484 515544 or email your details through steph@crowther.accountants

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