NXTGEN are currently working with a well-established and award-winning Accountancy Practice to recruit an Accountant for their Colchester office. The firm has been investing in its staff significantly in recent times and have created a culture of collaboration and development. As a result, there is plenty of progression opportunity available to the right candidate.
The Accountant will be working with a portfolio of clients incorporating companies, partnerships and sole traders. The candidate will be working across many sectors, so will gain a knowledge of industry specific challenges and have an opportunity to work with and develop their skills across specific Accounting software’s.
– Preparation of client business accounts, providing commentary to support business owners and leaders with key decisions
– Monthly and quarterly VAT returns and general bookkeeping duties
– Working with software packages internally and supporting clients accounting systems
– Development of junior staff members
The successful candidate will ideally hold ACA or ACCA and have experience of working with external clients across several industries. You will need to be a competent user of all Microsoft packages and ideally have experience of working with bespoke accounts software. Candidates will need to have prior experience gained within an accountancy practice and will be confident in a client facing role.