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Accountancy in Leicestershire
Leicestershire makes a great choice of area for a job in the accountancy sector
Situated in the Midlands, Leicestershire is home to Loughborough University, which features in the top 10 in the UK League Table.
Engineering is an integral part of the economy for Leicestershire with large engineering companies based in the county including Triumph Motorcycles and Caterpillar Redford.
The region is home to many other thriving industries including food and drink, clothing manufacturers, and farming. It houses University Hospital Leicester, an innovative NHS trust which is internationally renowned in its research in cardio-vascular science, stroke medicine and diabetes. Several financial and business service companies also run from Leicestershire.
The county is steeped in history and is also famous for its food and drink options and is the former UK curry capital. It is a varied county that includes breath-taking countryside and market towns alongside a cosmopolitan city. Shopping is in abundance with a mix of shopping centres, independent shops, and regular markets.
Leicestershire is conveniently connected to the M1, linking it to major cities including London and Newcastle, and is home to East Midlands airport.
Individuals pursuing a career in accountancy will do well to search for jobs in Leicestershire.
Why choose Public Practice Recruitment Ltd for Accountant Jobs in Leicestershire?
- We’re specialists recruiters, working exclusively for accountancy firms. We also help hundreds of accountants each year to find new accountancy jobs in Leicestershire.
- 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 Leicestershire accountancy practices.
- We have both experience and know-how – 15 years of dedication to specialist recruiting for hundreds of Leicestershire 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
Latest Accountancy Jobs
Semi SeniorAre you a motivated Semi-Senior seeking a new role within an established firm of accountants based in Stourbridge? Are you an accountant looking for progression within your accountancy career and have the initiative and problem-solving skills to be a Semi-Senior? A family-run accountancy business has a new and exciting vacancy for a Semi-Senior that has, or is willing to study towards, an AAT/ACCA/ICAEW qualification. As a budding chartered accountant, you’ll need to have tax and accounting knowledge and experience, be a self-starter, and understand the value of teamwork. This friendly firm of accountants based in the West Midlands has recently moved into a new office, offers a competitive benefits package, and opportunities for career progression.Stourbridge
Audit & Accounts Semi-SeniorAre you a client-focussed Audit & Accounts Semi-Senior seeking a new role within a modern and progressive firm of accountants based in Manchester? Are you looking for progression within your accountancy career as an auditor and have the technical proficiency and drive to be an Audit & Accounts Semi-Senior? A multi-office, established firm of accountants based in Manchester has a new and exciting vacancy for an Audit & Accounts Semi-Senior that has experience in leading small audits and those specific to solicitors (SRA audits).Manchester
Client ManagerAre you a qualified accountant that is enthusiastic about helping your clients? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that values and rewards that skill? If so, this Client Manager role within a dynamic accounting firm in Kettering could be a great fit. Whether you’re an experienced Client Manager Accountant or aspiring to be one, you’ll need to have at least three years’ accounts and taxation experience and be an extremely driven person.Kettering
Partner DesignateAre you an experienced Accounting Tax Manager, Senior Manager or Director supporting the medical and healthcare sectors? A well-established, leading accountancy firm based in Bristol, Avon has an opportunity for an ambitious Partner Designate Accountant to join their team supporting the medical and healthcare sectors. As a Medical Accountancy Partner Designate, you’ll have the ability to develop the firm’s business and help clients realise success through demonstrable experience within the medical accounting field. For the right person, this Bristol-based accounting firm is fully committed to your progression and sharing in the financial success of the business. Accounting Partner Designate (Medical) Job Purpose The successful Partner Designate Medical Accountant will report to the Partners and be accountable for a list of clients for whom they will prepare accounts and tax computations. Be committed to supporting the firm to grow and further demonstrate their excellent reputation for offering excellent professional service and level of customer care. Use a significant level of technical skill, first-class communication skills, and confidence to represent the accountancy practice. Be confident pitching for and winning business and will showcase skill in written communications. Demonstrate a commitment and willingness to delegate, oversee and nurture the abilities of a team of accountants within the firm. Nurture existing relationships with clients by using an advisory approach to support success.Bristol
Senior AccountantWe are working with a Devon based accountancy practice to recruit a Semi Senior or Senior Accountant into their firm for at least two months. Working with the accounts team this a full-time job opportunity with potential for agile working. The ideal accountant will be confident in accounts preparation work and the completion of both personal and corporate tax returns. You will have good communication skills and be a team player who can hit the ground running.Devon
Partner DesignatePublic Practice Recruitment Ltd are working in support of an award-winning firm of accountants to recruit an ambitious Partner Designate. The Partner Designate will manage a sizable fee base and play a lead role in the strategic growth of the firm. Having a proven track record the ideal candidate will have broad experience across accounting and tax.Bolton
Senior AccountantOur client is a multiple office accountancy firm and one of the leading firms of accountants in Bath. Having enjoyed significant growth a new opportunity to join this brilliant firm has been created. The ideal Senior Accountant to join this high-quality firm of accountants should be ambitious with a general accountancy background.Bath
PartnerAccountancy Partner job in Bolton Are you looking for accountancy jobs in Bolton? Job alert for Partners seeking a new challenge. If you are looking to reach the highest levels within an accountancy firm apply for this job. Having an envious track record for the delivery of excellence our client leads the field. As a key member of the Partnership team, you will lead the firms offering across the whole of Greater Manchester. This exceptional opportunity represents the chance to help our award-winning client take market share. Leading a dynamic team of qualified and part-qualified accountants the Partner will have the support of the wider Partner group.Bolton
PartnerAccountancy Partner job in Weston-Super-Mare Are you a Partner level accountant looking for a new challenge? Job alert - a job for an accountancy Partner in Weston-super-Mare. Working exclusively on behalf of a leading firm of accountants we are searching for an ambitious accountant to join their practice. Your background in accountancy practice will be progressive with notable achievements. With wide-ranging technical skills gained within a general accountancy practice you will be seeking a career move to Partner level. Your previous client base will have included medical professionals to which you have provided advisory services. You will now be looking to further develop your working relationship with a broad range of medical professionals. This will come about through the development of existing relationships and the forming of new ones.Weston-super-Mare
PartnerPartner job in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Accountancy Partner level job for a progressive accountant. Job alert for accountancy Partners! Our award-winning accountancy firm client is a progressive firm of chartered accountants with an envious track record. Working as an extension of their client's businesses and as a trusted advisor their reputation for excellence is outstanding.Leeds
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
- 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 …
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
- quarterly VAT return preparation
Accountants go through a rigorous qualification and recruitment process. Employers generally look for graduates and school leavers who are
- 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
- management consultancy
- forensic accountancy
- 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.
“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!”
“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.”
“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.”
Accountant Jobs and Careers in Leicestershire
With our proven track record, we’ll find the right Accountancy Job in Leicestershire to match your career aspirations.
We have thousands of accountancy candidates on our database throughout Leicestershire. 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 Leicestershire 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.
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