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Accountancy in Kettering
Kettering makes a fantastic location for a new accounting job
Kettering is a town in Northamptonshire.
There is plenty for residents to do in Kettering. Lovers of the outdoors will appreciate plenty of green spaces including Titchmarsh Nature Reserve which provides scenic walks around a beautiful lake. History fans will relish in exploring plenty of sights and landmarks including the best-preserved stately home in Britain, with restored 18th century landscape gardens. Thrill seekers can enjoy a day at Wicksteed Park, the second oldest theme park in the UK. The Kettering Conference Centre provides the town with a diverse array of both sporting and business opportunities and events.
Historically, Kettering’s economy was centred around the boot and shoe industry, it has now merged into service and distribution due to its central location. Kettering boasts a high employment rate, with a variety of large companies including Weetabix, Timsons Ltd and Morrisons Distribution choosing to base themselves there.
Kettering is well-connected and is a growing commuter location, with a direct train running to London St Pancras International in an hour and a half. With its relatively central location, five large airports are all within 2 hours drive.
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Why choose Public Practice Recruitment Ltd for Accountant Jobs in Kettering?
- Working with accountancy firms throughout Kettering to recruit into audit accountant jobs we work with ACA and ACCA qualified auditors who wish to work with firms of accountants in Kettering.
- Our accountancy firm clients in Kettering 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 Kettering.
Our audit recruitment in Kettering knowledge for auditors at Public Practice Recruitment Ltd is regularly sought by auditors and accountancy firms in Kettering and across Northamptonshire who are looking to recruit audit accountants.
- If you are looking for an audit job in Kettering 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
Audit & Accounts SeniorAre you an experienced Audit & Accounts Senior seeking your next challenge with an established accountancy firm? Or, an aspirational Semi-Senior, looking for your next step up the career ladder? 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 Senior role within a supportive accountancy firm in Greater Manchester could be for you. You’ll be ACCA or ACA qualified with at least five years of accountancy practice experience and be passionate about using your audit and accounting skills to help clients.Manchester
Semi Senior AccountantAre you a Trainee Accountant looking to take the next step in your accountancy career? Are you a Semi Senior looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency as invaluable? If so, this Semi Senior role within this independently owned practice in Preston could be for you. You’ll be qualified or studying towards your ACA/ACCA qualification and have at least twelve months of experience within an accountancy practice, and with an all-around appreciation of accountancy services.Preston
Accountancy PartnerAre you a Partner that uses your leadership skills to inspire others? Are you a Senior Manager or Partner Designate looking for a high-profile role working with a firm of accountants that will value your knowledge and expertise and support your ambitions and aspirations? If so, this rare opportunity to work with an independently owned accounting firm in Fife, Eastern Scotland, could be for you. If your communication skills are as high level as your technical capability and you have a willingness to get stuck in to take the firm forward, then you’ll be an excellent fit for this growing team.Fife
Senior AccountantAre you an experienced Senior Accountant or a Semi Senior Accountant ready for the next step on the career ladder? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants in Manchester that values its employees? If so, this Senior Accountant role within this independent firm of accountants could be for you. As an ACA or ACCA-qualified accountant, you will already have established yourself within a general accountancy practice and be looking to progress into a more senior role with added responsibility.Manchester
Interim Senior AccountantAre you an experienced Senior Accountant looking for your next interim assignment or in between roles and looking to fill a gap? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants in Birmingham that values its team members? If so, this Interim Senior Accountant role within this small, independent firm of accountants could be for you. As an ACA or ACCA-qualified accountant (or qualified by experience), you will have a demonstrable and established background within a general accountancy practice(s).Birmingham
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 supportive accountancy firm in Manchester could be for you. You’ll be ACCA or ACA qualified with a proven track record of managing teams within an accountancy practice.Manchester
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 supportive accountancy firm in Chelmsford could be for you. You’ll be ACCA or ACA qualified with a minimum of two years post qualification experience and at least five years practice and management experience.Chelmsford
Audit & Accounts SeniorAre you an experienced Audit & Accounts Senior seeking your next challenge with an established accountancy firm? Or, an aspirational Semi-Senior, looking for your next step up the career ladder? 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 Senior role within a supportive accountancy firm in Ipswich could be for you. You’ll be ACCA or ACA qualified with some demonstrable management experience and be passionate about using your audit and accounting skills to help clients.Ipswich
Semi Senior AccountantAre you a Trainee Accountant or Junior Accountant looking to take the next step in your accountancy career? Are you an Audit and Accounts Semi Senior looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency as invaluable? If so, this Audit and Accounts Semi Senior role within this multi office accountancy firm in Ipswich could be for you. You’ll be AAT qualified or studying towards your ACCA/ACCA qualification and have at least twelve months of experience within an accountancy practice, and with an all-around appreciation of audit and accountancyIpswich
Junior AccountantAre you an aspiring Accountant or Junior Accountant ready for a new challenge? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants in Leicester that values its employees? If so, this Junior Accountant role within this well-respected firm of accountants could be for you. Studying towards AAT (minimum level 3) or recently AAT qualified, you will have a minimum of twelve months of experience within a general accountancy practice and will be looking to progress your accountancy career further. Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications that do not this minimum criteria.Leicester
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.
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“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 Kettering
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