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Accountant Required

Created on 20/09/2017 @ 17:39
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Accountant Required

Accountant required for maternity cover with the possibility of further employment for a small busy rural practice with a wide variation of clients in the Mid Wales and Shropshire area.

Candidate must have practice experience.  Knowledge of self-employed, partnership and company accounts as well as all taxes is essential.  A friendly and professional approach to clients is essential.

We use VT software for preparation work and Taxcalc final accounts and taxation software.  Experience in these specific systems is not essential but the candidate should have a good working knowledge of some computerised accounting and tax systems.  Training will be provided.  Good Excel and Word skills are also important.

Duties will include preparation to final stage of the following:

·        VAT returns

·        Accounts preparation

·        Tax returns

·        Payroll & pensions

We are a small practice and therefore all staff are involved in answering the telephone, general admin and other work as required by our clients.


·        Length of contract

The position is a minimum one year contract for maternity cover with possible scope for a position at the end of that term.  Please note that we do need full commitment for the role and kindly ask that candidates only accept the position if they intend to stay for the full term.

·        Hours

Full time 36½ hours per week (Mon-Thurs 9am – 5pm, Fri 9am – 4pm)

·        Salary

The salary is negotiable depending on experience but will reflect the initial short term period of the contract.

·        Holidays

Statutory holiday entitlement plus the option of TOIL.  Please note that excepting Christmas week, we cannot accept holiday requests in December and January this winter.

·        Pension

Company pension scheme available

·        Start date

October 2017

Please send your CV to or by post to K Davies, Severn Accountancy, Willowbrook, Newtown Lane, Criggion, SY5 9AU and include an approximate expectation of salary.

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