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Accountant Required

Created on 04/03/2019 @ 17:56
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Severn Accountancy

Accountant Required

Accountant required for minimum 12 month contract for maternity cover in a small busy rural practice with a wide variation of clients in the Mid Wales and Shropshire area.

Candidate must have practice experience at a senior level.  Competence in preparation and of self-employed, partnership and company accounts from source documents to final stage as well as all taxes is essential, as is friendly and professional approach to clients.

We use VT software for preparation work and Taxcalc final accounts and taxation software.  Knowledge of these specific systems is not essential, training will be provided, but the candidate should have considerable experience of a computerised accounting system.  Good Excel and Word skills are also important.

Duties will include:

·Preparation to final stage and also review and finalisation of drafted figures for the following:

·VAT returns

·Annual accounts (sole trade, partnership, company)

·Tax returns (income and corporation tax)

·Other work requested by clients including income and capital gains tax estimates, financial references, software/bookkeeping/payroll training.

· We are a small practice and therefore all staff are involved in answering the telephone, general admin, payroll cover if  necessary and any other work.


·         Length of contract

The position is a minimum one year contract.  There will be a one month trial period following successful interview and knowledge based test.  Please note that we do need full commitment for the role and kindly ask that candidates only apply for the position if they intend to stay for the full term.

·         Hours

Full or part time position: 22½ - 36½ hours per week plus overtime during busy periods

·         Location

Please note that the work is primarily office based but a valid driving licence will be necessary as we are in a rural location and you may also be required to visit client premises.

·         Salary

Negotiable, please provide salary expectation with your c.v.

·         Holidays

Statutory holiday entitlement plus the option of TOIL

·         Pension

Company pension scheme available

·         Start date

Flexible for the right candidate

Please send your CV to or by post to K Davies, Severn Accountancy, Willowbrook, Newtown Lane, Criggion, SY5 9AU.

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