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Accountancy Jobs in Hitchin
A great career and a great place to live
Hitchin is a market town in the North Hertfordshire district in Hertfordshire.
Hitchin is in the local government district of North Hertfordshire which was formed in 1974 by the amalgamation of rural and urban councils. There is now no town council in Hitchin.
Hitchin railway station is on the Great Northern Line and is also on the Cambridge Line as the last stop before it diverges towards Cambridge, 1.42 kilometres (0.88 mi) to the north east of the Hitchin. The station is a call on services provided by Govia Thameslink Railway under its Great Northern and Thameslink brands. These provide direct connections to Cambridge, Letchworth Garden City, London Kings Cross and St Pancras International, Peterborough, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges and Brighton. Journeys to London and Cambridge typically take 33 minutes. Journeys to Stevenage is take 5 minutes, Peterborough 45 minutes, and Gatwick Airport 78 minutes.
There are several primary schools in Hitchin. Secondary education is provided at Hitchin Girls’ School, Hitchin Boys’ School and the Priory School. There is a campus of the North Hertfordshire College in Hitchin.
In March 2013 a poll in The Times voted Hitchin the 9th best town in the UK in which to live.
Hitchin Rugby Club was founded in 1954 and competes in rugby union at all age levels within the Hitchin area.
Why choose Public Practice Recruitment Ltd for Audit Jobs in Hitchin?
- Working with accountancy firms throughout Hitchin to recruit into audit accountant jobs we work with ACA and ACCA qualified auditors who wish to work with firms of accountants in Hitchin.
- Our accountancy firm clients in Hitchin provide audit services to companies as well as charity audits, SRA audits (solicitors rules audits), academy audits and company group audits to organisations requiring an audit in Hitchin.
Our audit recruitment in Hitchin knowledge for auditors at Public Practice Recruitment Ltd is regularly sought by auditors and accountancy firms in Hitchin and across Hertfordshire who are looking to recruit audit accountants.
- If you are looking for an audit job in Hitchin contact us today.
- Audit jobs in accountancy public practices require ACA or ACCA qualifications. It is highly recommended for an audit accountant working in an accountancy firm to study towards their ACA or ACCA qualification.
- Some accountancy firms will accept qualified by experience auditors, as they have several years audit experience within a public practice accountancy firm. This would be despite not holding a professional accountancy qualification.
Latest Accountancy Jobs
Technical DirectorAre you an ambitious accounting, audit, and corporation tax expert that enjoys using your skill to provide guidance? Are you looking for a career move to become a Technical Director within a progressive and supportive accountancy firm? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that values its team members? If so, this Technical Director role within an established and growing practice in Bolton could be for you. ACA, CA or ACCA qualified, you’ll need to be technically proficient and have demonstrable and in-depth knowledge of accounting, auditing, and corporate taxation. You’ll also have at least ten years of experience working within a similar or top 20 practice environment.Bolton
Accountancy Partner DesignateAre you an ambitious and career-driven Senior Manager or Partner Designate seeking a new challenge? Are you looking to work for a multi-office, regional firm that will value your leadership skills and reward you with continued support and a desirable benefits package? If your current role isn’t meeting your ambitions or delivering on a career promise, this progressive accountancy practice in Warwick could be for you.Warwick
Audit & Accounts ManagerAre you an experienced Audit & Accounts Manager seeking your next role with an established accountancy firm? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency within audit and accounts as invaluable? If so, this Audit & Accounts Manager role within a progressive, full-service accountancy firm in Harrow could be for you. You’ll be ACCA, ACA, or CA qualified and have demonstrable experience within audit and accounts within an accountancy practice.Harrow
Due Diligence ManagerAre you an experienced Corporate Finance or Audit professional seeking your next career step to lead the due diligence function within corporate finance for a leading independent accountancy firm? Is your current employer not delivering on promises and expectations or lacking the foresight to meet your ambitions as a Corporate Finance or Audit professional? If you are looking to work for a business that will value your accountancy experience and technical proficiency, this Due Diligence Manager - role could be for you.Cambridge
Audit & Accounts ManagerAre you an experienced Audit & Accounts Manager seeking your next role with an established accountancy firm? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency within audit and accounts as invaluable? If so, this Audit & Accounts Manager role within a progressive firm in London could be for you. You’ll be ACCA, ACA, or CA qualified and have demonstrable experience within audit and accounts within an accountancy firm.London
Tax Partner DesignateAre you an accomplished Senior Tax Manager with an impressive career behind you? Are you looking for a career move to become a Tax Partner Designate within a highly successful accountancy firm? Are you a Tax expert that wants to be recognised for your skill and given the opportunity to shape a firm’s tax offering? If so, this Tax Partner Designate role within an established and highly successful practice in Durham could be for you.Durham
Semi Senior AccountantAre you a Semi Senior Accountant looking to work with a firm that will value your expertise? Are you a Junior Accountant looking to work for a firm of accountants that will provide learning programmes within a positive and supportive environment? If so, this leading accountancy practice in Manchester could be for you. Studying towards or ACA, ACCA, or CA qualified, you’ll already have experience within an accountancy practice.Manchester
Corporate Tax ManagerAre you an established Tax practitioner seeking a new role within a leading firm of accountants based in Bury St Edmunds? Are you looking for progression within your taxation and accountancy career to Corporate Tax Manager? Or, are you seeking a Tax Management role within a progressive firm of accountants that invests in and develops its employees? You’ll be ACA, CA, or ACCA qualified, have a CTA qualification, and be an out-and-out corporate tax professional.Bury St Edmunds
Tax DirectorAre you an ambitious tax expert that enjoys using your skill to help clients? Are you looking for a career move to become a Tax Director within a progressive and supportive accountancy firm? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that values its team members? If so, this Tax Director role within an established and growing practice in Hertfordshire could be for you. CTA, ACA, CA or ACCA qualified, you’ll need to be technically proficient and have tax advisory, corporate finance, and tax structuring knowledge together with at least five years of experience working within a practice environment.Hertfordshire
Semi SeniorAre you a Semi Senior Accountant looking to work with a firm that will value your expertise? Are you a Junior Accountant looking to work for a firm of accountants that will provide learning programmes within a positive and supportive environment? If so, this leading accountancy practice in Shropshire could be for you. AAT level 3 or above, you’ll already have experience within an accountancy practice and, ideally, be looking to develop your IT and cloud accounting skills and knowledge.Shropshire
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 Hitchin
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We’ve helped dozens of Hitchin 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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