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In Devon

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Each year we match hundreds of accountants with the perfect job in accounts.

We’re expert recruiters in both permanent accounts jobs and interim accounts jobs throughout Devon.

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Accountancy in Devon

Search for your dream accountancy job in Devon

Devon is a county located in the South West and spans two separate coastlines. It has the perfect mix of idyllic countryside, seaside, and city living. In 2015, Devon was named the best place to live in England by Country Life Magazine. Alongside beautiful landscapes, inclusive of two national parks and several World Heritage Sites, Devon also houses Plymouth and Exeter. These cities are lively and provide residents with a variety of additional leisure activities including family friendly days out, award-winning and sea view eateries, and exciting nightlife.

Agriculture is a thriving industry in Devon, with tourism also providing a large economic contribution. Devon is home to several universities that are key employers, along with the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and The Met Office.

Devon is well connected by A-roads and is also linked to major cities in the South West by the M5. The county has an extensive rail network and an international airport.

Devon makes a great place to pursue your next job in accountancy.

Why choose Public Practice Recruitment Ltd for Accountant Jobs in Devon?

  • We’re specialists recruiters, working exclusively for accountancy firms. We also help hundreds of accountants each year to find new accountancy jobs in Devon.

  • There are thousands of Accountant Practices all over Norfolk who work with Public Practice Recruitment Ltd. These Practices value our extraordinary ability to recruit the very best accountants for Devon accountancy practices.

  • We have both experience and know-how – 15 years of dedication to specialist recruiting for hundreds of Devon accountants.

  • Our enviable track record of achieving successful appointments is a measure of our commitment to providing accountants with the best possible support in attaining their career ambitions.
  • The keys to our success are our efficiency and diligence. Our focused approach gives us every chance of matching the right accountancy skills with the right accountancy job at the right accountancy practice.

  • Are you an accountant? Then we’ll leave no stone unturned to give you the best chance of achieving your long-term career goals.

  • Do you have an Accountancy firm? We work with:
    • Almost all of the UK’s top 100 firms of accountants
    • the major regional accountancy practices
    • the key sole office accountancy firms
    • many vibrant start-up accountancy firms across the country

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Candidates - a career in Accounts

To succeed in Accounts, you need a healthy mix of interpersonal skills and an acute eye for detail. You also need to be reasonably computer literate.

As an Accounts Assistant

You’ll be providing admin support to accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as

  • typing
  • filing
  • making phone calls
  • handling mail
  • basic bookkeeping
  • helping to keep the office running smoothly
  • dealing with customers and external agencies

Accounts assistants are usually expected to be in work during typical daytime office hours.

Working as part of a team within a business environment, you’ll be full or part-time and your contract could be permanent or temporary, depending on the specific vacancy you go for. You may have to travel too.

Take advantage of offers of training and you may find promotion opportunities come your way. The next step on the career ladder would be as …

...Assistant Accountant

The typical qualities of a successful Assistant Accountant include

  • part-qualified AAT –
  • excellent Excel skills
  • the ability to be diplomatic and discrete
  • a pro-active approach and the ability to focus on system and reporting improvements
  • payroll experience
  • experience in preparation of statutory and balance sheet accounts


Your duties might include

  • monthly management account preparation
  • production of profit and loss statements
  • to complete and maintain sales invoices and reports
  • accruals & prepayments
  • assisting in the preparation of statutory accounts for review
  • bank reconciliation, posting and balancing
  • weekly wages, petty cash and other journal posting
  • bookkeeping
  • quarterly VAT return preparation

...Accountant

Accountants go through a rigorous qualification and recruitment process. Employers generally look for graduates and school leavers who are

  • self-motivated
  • able to reflect on their own work, as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions
  • genuinely interested in business and possess a degree of business acumen
  • organised and can manage deadlines
  • good in a team
  • skilled communicators and have good interpersonal skills
  • proficient in IT
  • able to be analytical
  • methodical in their approach and have proven problem-solving skills
  • highly numerate

What exactly does an Accountant do?

An Accountant provides financial advice to clients. These clients could range from solo professionals to multinational organisations or any scale of business in between.

Accountants frequently specialise in specific areas of practice

  • audit
  • management consultancy
  • recovery
  • forensic accountancy
  • taxation
  • assurance
  • corporate finance

A general overview of the role of an Accountant

  • preparing accounts and tax returns
  • administering payrolls and controlling income and expenditure
  • auditing financial information
  • compiling and presenting reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial statements
  • analysing accounts and business plans
  • providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation
  • financial forecasting and risk analysis
  • dealing with insolvency cases
  • negotiating the terms of business deals and moves with clients and associated organisations
  • meeting and interviewing clients
  • managing colleagues, workloads and deadlines.

Testimonials

“Garry was really helpful from the very start. He was able to organise numerous interviews in quick succession, his communication was faultless, and he managed to sort all the queries I had, no matter how minor. He managed to arrange for my study debt to be paid off and I couldn’t have asked for anything more. I would recommend Public Practice Recruitment Ltd!”

Semi Senior
Northamptonshire

“I have worked with Garry over the last 9 years during which he has helped me with strategic job moves which have seen my career progress from Tax Advisor to Tax Director. I have always found Garry’s market knowledge and career advice to be exceptional. I cannot recommend Garry and Public Practice Recruitment Ltd highly enough as they really are experts in their field.”

Tax Director
Warwickshire

“Garry and Public Practice Recruitment Ltd have great connections and contacts throughout accountancy firms across the UK. This means that they can match the needs of both the firms and candidates rather than just dealing with volumes. Garry is great to discuss matters with and is honest and open with his knowledge and opinions and keeps up to date with developments across the profession. I would highly recommend him and his business to both candidates and firms.”

Director
Leicestershire

Accountant Jobs and Careers in Devon

Candidates

With our proven track record, we’ll find the right Accountancy Job in Devon to match your career aspirations.

Employers

We have thousands of accountancy candidates on our database throughout Devon. In the unlikely event that an ideal candidate isn’t amongst them, we’ll go out and recruit – fully confident that we’ll quickly fill your Accountancy vacancy with a great candidate.

We’ve helped dozens of Devon accountancy firms to source the very best accountancy candidates. Where firms have traditionally struggled to recruit accountants, we’ve soon helped them to become the accountancy firm of choice in their area.

Challenge us to find the perfect Accountancy Job in the Devon for you.

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