Junior Accountant Job

In Leicester

The Role

Ref: JO0000002836

  • Permanent
  • Leicester
  • Salary: £20,000 - 22,000

Full-time Junior Accountant Job Vacancy

Are you an ambitious Junior Accountant looking to progress your career in accountancy?

Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will value your hard work and support your study? If so, this Junior Accountant role within a forward-thinking accountancy firm in Leicester could be for you.

You’ll have excellent academic grades, be studying at AAT level 3 or higher, have 18 months of experience within an accountancy practice, and have the drive and ambition to continue your personal and professional development.

The role will focus on supporting and delivering general accountancy services to a broad portfolio of clients.

You’ll need excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with colleagues and clients, always aiming to deliver customer service excellence.

You’ll need excellent attention to detail and basic knowledge of accountancy principles. Numerical accuracy is essential, along with an investigative mind and a can-do attitude to problem-solving.

You’ll need to be a self-starter who is motivated to promptly see work and projects through to completion.

As a team player, you’ll work well with others and confidently communicate challenges and opportunities to clients and colleagues.

Job Purpose

  • The role will focus on supporting and delivering general accountancy services.
  • Provide accountancy services and support to various clients, including limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships.
  • Assist with the preparation of accounts and financial statements.
  • Provide monthly, and quarterly management accounts support.
  • Assist with the calculation and completion of VAT returns in readiness for checking and submission.
  • Support your team and other colleagues with query resolution as required.
  • Continually strive for customer service excellence.
  • Develop and nurture strong relationships with clients, being a point of contact for queries and questions when required.
  • Embrace the learning and development opportunities available from mentors and learning programmes.

Employee Value Proposition For This Accounting Firm

This multi-office, forward-thinking accountancy practice is proud of its employee-centric approach.

As a full-service, modern accountancy practice, this multi-partner firm is adept at providing business advice and is an employer of choice.

This business advisory firm provides a broad range of accountancy services and supports limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships.

Due to experiencing ongoing significant growth, this progressive business is now looking to strengthen its team by appointment of this Junior Accountant position.

You’ll be part of a professional and supportive team that has a positive culture and leads by example. Team members are valued at this firm and provided with all they need to succeed.

Employee Benefits

  • Salary £20,000 to £22,000.
  • Benefits and study package.
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and development.

Job Requirements

  • Be studying AAT level 3 or higher.
  • Have 18 months of experience within an accountancy practice.
  • Excellent academic grades.
  • Ambitious and career-orientated.
  • A general understanding of accounting principles.
  • Good numerical proficiency.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • An investigative mindset.
  • A can-do attitude to problem-solving.
  • Able to manage own workload effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A team player.
  • A commitment to personal development.

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About Public Practice Recruitment Ltd

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd recruits high-calibre accounting professionals at all levels for tax, accounts, and auditor jobs on both a permanent and temporary basis for accountancy firms.

Call Public Practice Recruitment Ltd today on 03335 777 787 to discover how we can support you.

Specialising solely in accountancy recruitment, Public Practice Recruitment Ltd has new auditor jobs and accountancy jobs in Leicester regularly and has a superb track record of meeting and exceeding expectations for accountants looking for their next accounting role.

Call us for a confidential chat on 03335 777 787 or upload your CV here.

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