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Practice Accountant- Crowthorne

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Crowthorne, Berkshire

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a client for an experienced part or fully qualified Practice Accountant to join an established and expanding business based in the village of Crowthorne, Berkshire.

Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday e.g. 9am to 2pm – flexibility considered

Reporting to: Owner/Director

Direct Reports: None

In this role it is vital that you build strong lasting relationships with clients, ensuring that every client is complementary of the service. The Practice have built an enviable reputation through attention to detail and attention to clients; providing professional accounting and tax services with a personal level of service.

The Practice Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of clients’ accounting and tax compliance, actively operating bookkeeping, VAT, accounts and payroll systems and processes. You will be responsible for the set up and maintenance of pension auto-enrolment schemes (via NEST), company and personal taxation and the submission of documentation to Companies House and HMRC.

Demonstrable experience of working in practice in a similar role is essential. You must be a multi tasker, computer literate with good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook as well as accounting and accounts preparation software. Experience of using VT Transaction, Sage and Digita software would be an advantage.

You will be articulate, with excellent communication skills and a professional telephone manner as the majority of client contact is via email or telephone. It is also essential to demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development (CPD) and the learning/application of new accounting and tax software through online learning.

A confidence in your own abilities will enable you to work on your own initiative within our quiet office environment, alongside a small friendly team, including our infamous office labradoodle! You must be a dog friendly person.

We thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving your CV and covering letter.

Essential Skills/Knowledge

  • ACCA part qualified/qualified or AAT qualified (evidence of Continued Professional Development will be required)
  • Excellent numeracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident user of IT Systems (MS Office, Accounting and Tax software)
  • Experience in Practice
  • Experience in payroll, VAT, personal and corporate tax

Desirable Skills/Knowledge

  • Knowledge and experience of working with Sage, Digita and VT Transaction
  • Experience of providing services to owner managed SMEs
  • Knowledge of Company Law e.g. Companies Act 2006

About the organisation

A long established family firm, specialising in small businesses; providing a full suite of tax and accounting services to the self-employed, owner managed companies and property investors. With 200+ local clients we pride ourselves on providing professional services, tailored to their individual needs and covering all their accounting and tax compliance requirements.

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Accountant/Client Manager

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accountant/Client Manager to join a young and growing accountancy firm based in Eastbourne, that has a reputation for being dynamic and forward thinking.

Dominic Hill Chartered Accountants has been operating for 25 years. We are a training office for ACA, ACCA and AAT and we have a large portfolio of clients, ranging from small one man businesses through to £xm turnover companies. We have clients from Australia and Malaysia to the EU, Canada and the USA.

The successful Accountant/Client Manager will be a qualified accountant managing a portfolio of clients within a variety of sectors. This is an interesting and varied role which will involve working as part of a team assisting and reviewing the work of junior staff.

Main Duties include:

  • Preparing company, partnership and sole trader accounts
  • Preparing quarterly management accounts
  • Preparing corporation tax, personal tax and VAT Returns
  • Supervising and reviewing the work of trainees
  • Reviewing client’s bookkeeping
  • Tax planning

In-house training will be provided.

Our office hours are 8.30 am to 5 pm.

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Experience acquired in a similar role
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping software packages such as Xero, QuickBooks and Sage
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to build client relationships
  • Forward thinking and innovative
  • Some audit experience is preferable but not essential

Qualifications required:

  • ACA, ACCA, CTA or ATT qualified

NB. Due to the large volume of applications we cannot always contact all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Marketing lead

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Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh
£20,000 pro rata
May 8, 2017

The HR Dept is seeking a Marketing Lead to support us with our expansion plans to continue our growth as a leading outsource HR provider in Edinburgh & the Lothians.

Who are we?

The HR Dept provides the complete range of outsourced HR and Employment laws services to small and medium sized businesses across Edinburgh & the Lothians.  We are part of a national franchise network with over 80 HR Depts operating within the UK. The work is extremely varied and challenging. We are a small team with big growth ambition. We act as our clients’ HR Dept, providing them with a one stop shop for everything to do with employment, including training and Health & Safety.

Take a look at our Website and Facebook page to find out more about us.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is interested in testing themselves and has a passion for customer service and has solid marketing and sales experience gained through working in a small business. You need to have the ability to understand our business and to develop and implement our marketing plan in line with our strategy.  You will be creative and not afraid to test out new approaches and platforms that will reach our clients. You can generate leads and close sales.

We want someone who has recent experience in a B2B sales and marketing role and would ideally love someone who has a HR or Training background (but don’t be put off if you don’t as long as you are willing to learn).

You will have integrity, energy, lots of enthusiasm and be hardworking, likeable and approachable. We are looking at quality and type of experience rather than length.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be responsible for the development, communication of and delivering our marketing plan.
  • Have a focus on marketing HR training courses and following up on leads.
  • Be responsible for generating new leads to increase business, by face to face meetings and through maximising the use of our CRM system and utilising our centrally produced marketing material.
  • Responsible for effective social media strategy and execution. Also managing our Google Adwords

What we can offer?

  • The chance to play a key role in helping a growing local business to develop fast.
  • Modern offices in central Edinburgh
  • A supportive environment to develop and challenge your marketing skills and experience
  • Opportunities to grow your responsibilities and hours.


If what you have read interests you and you would like to find out more please email [email protected] with a copy of your CV. Job description on request. No Agencies thanks.

Junior Architectural Technician/Technologist

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Welwyn Garden City

An exciting new opportunity has opened up for an enthusiastic Junior Architectural Technician / Technologist in an architectural practice based in Welwyn Garden City but covering all of Beds, Bucks, Herts, Essex and London.

The Company was established in 1988 and has been working successfully in the residential architectural sector for nearly 25 years on building and planning projects, ranging from simple internal alterations through to single-storey and multi-storey home extensions, loft conversions and new dwellings.

To be successful in this role you will have studied at ONC/ HND / HNC / BTEC level, in Construction or Building. The role will be challenging and rewarding and will include:

  • The preparation of detailed drawings, layouts, sketches and graphic representations
  • The production of design developments and construction documents
  • Architectural planning, drafting and detailing
  • On-site building surveys & production of existing drawings

The Job Skill requirements:

  • An in-depth knowledge of 2D AutoCAD with MS Office applications
  • Proficiency in the preparation of survey and planning drawings
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK Planning and Building Regulations, in particular home extension design Regulations
  • Good organisational skills, Technical drawing abilities and written communication skills

Essential requirements:

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team on multiple projects
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, organised, questioning and being able to take initiative and meet deadlines is essential
  • Full clean UK driving licence

Desirable requirements:

  • Knowledge of Sketchup
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Use of own vehicle