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Audit Apprenticeship Programme - KPMG (UK wide, no set closing date)

Job title: Audit Apprenticeship Programme

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: Competitive

Employer: KPMG

Location: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Reading, Southampton, Watford  

Job details and application instructions: Visit the KPMG careers website for more information and to apply to this position

Closing date: No set closing date

Audit School Leaver Programme - Grant Thornton (Various locations, April 2020)

Job title: Audit School Leaver Programme

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Grant Thornton

Location: Birmingham, Cambridge, Gatwick, London, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Reading, Sheffield

Job details and application instructions: Visit the Grant Thornton website for more information and to apply to this position.

Closing date: Applications for our school leaver roles are open until we fill our roles. We will have filled the majority of roles by the end of April 2020.

Experienced Bookkeeper (Stockton-on-Tees, closing date 23 September 2020)

Job title: Experienced Bookkeeper

Job type: Full-time or part-time

Salary: Up to £20,000 depending on experience.

Employer: Accountancy Practice based in Stockton-on-Tees

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Job details: This role is suitable for someone who is AAT part qualified / AATQB or qualified by experience. Training opportunities, development and career progression will be available for the right candidate. Our client is seeking a bookkeeper to join their expanding outsourcing department.

Experience of using Xero, Sage One and QuickBooks accounting software would be advantageous, though some form of accounting experience is essential.

The role will involve all facets of bookkeeping from data entry of invoices and bank transactions, through to month end journals and VAT returns and onwards to periodic reporting. The role will also involve regular face to face contact with clients.

Both part-time and full-time applications will be considered.

​​Job reference: STHW

Application instructions: Visit www.NewlyQualified.co.uk and sign-up to apply for this position or call Steve on 07534 365 583.

Closing date: 23 September 2020

Experienced Bookkeeper (Remote working, closing date 25 September 2020)

Job title: Experienced Bookkeeper

Job type: Part-time

Salary: £16 - £18 per hour Client Portfolio

Employer: BCAMS Limited

Location: Remote working

Job details: At least 5-year business or practice experience. Comfortable with cloud accounting using both Xero and QuickBooks as well as integrated tools to maximise efficiency. You will also need to be very comfortable with multiple cloud applications and possible integrations.

BCAMS Limited require someone who is highly organised with a meticulous attention to detail. You should be able to manage your workload independently as well adhere to practice and client deadlines and processes.

You should be at least AAT Level 3 or ICB qualified and be able to produce management accounts that include accruals, prepayments, and depreciation and then be able to review the P&L and Balance sheet of your clients.

You will need to be comfortable communicating at board level to present and explain the accounts produced.

Experience working within the property sector is desirable but not essential. Payroll/CIS and pension experience is essential.

BCAMS Limited offer remote and flexible working on an employed or self-employed basis.​​​​​​​

Job reference: BK2020

Application instructions: Please attach a CV that includes two references and email these to: pnh@bcams.co.uk

Tel: 01494 622 058 for any further enquires.

Closing date: 25 September 2020

Assistant Finance Manager (Leeds, closing date 30 September 2020)

Job title: Assistant Finance Manager

Job type: Temporary part-time contract

Salary: £23,115 - £28,115 pro rata (24 hours of a 40-hour working week)

Employer: North

Location: Leeds

Job details: North are looking for a motivated individual, with a keen eye for detail and a head for figures, who is keen to develop their financial and administrative experience within a small team of vibrant, creative, and down to earth individuals. The finance assistant manager will support the senior finance manager in the day to day transactional activities of the finance function.

This is a temporary six-month contract offering 24 hours per week. However, as North enter their next growth period, the role may develop and expand alongside the individual’s knowledge and experience, meaning that they can take on extra responsibility as their confidence and skills develop. This role would be ideally suited to a candidate who is part or fully AAT qualified.​​​​​​​

Application instructions: Covering letter and CV to be addressed to Sophie and sent to jobs@northbar.com

Closing date: 30 September 2020

Accounts Manager (Liss Hampshire, closing date 30 September 2020)

Job title: Accounts Manager

Job type: Annual contract for maternity leave cover

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Employer: Benmor Medical (UK) Limited

Location: Liss Hampshire

Job details: Reporting direct to the Finance Director.  Maintain month end reporting with a team of two personnel in the Finance Dept using Sage Line 50. Produce and monitor sales invoices on a daily basis, produce and corollate purchase orders to suppliers’ invoices. Deal with email enquiries on a daily basis. Liaise with other departments in the Liss branch.

​​​​​Job reference: RM001/2020

Application instructions: Application to be sent to Rebecca Mackenzie Finance Manager – rebecca.mackenzie@benmormedical.co.uk

Please note: email addresses will be publicly accessible.

Closing date: 30 September 2020

Management Accountant (Bristol, closing date 30 September 2020)

Job title: Management Accountant

Job type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: Circa £30-35,000 

Employer: King Lifting Ltd.

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Job details: Visit the King Lifting Ltd. website for more information and to apply.

​​​​​Closing date: 30 September 2020

Accounting Technician (Eastbourne, closing date 1 October 2020)

Job title: Accounting Technician

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Dependent on experience

Employer: Humphrey & Co

Location: Eastbourne

Job details: Visit the Humphry & Co website for more information and to apply​​​​​

Closing date: 1 October 2020

Administrator/Bookkeeper (St Albans, closing date 31 October 2020)

Job title: Administrator/Bookkeeper

Job type: Temporary part-time role for a 12 month period covering maternity leave, with the possibility of becoming permanent

Salary: National minimum wage to £15 per hour - depending upon age and experience

Employer: Mythophonic Ltd

Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire

Job details: Mythophonic Business Services is based in St Albans, Hertfordshire and is currently recruiting a trainee or qualified Administrator/Bookkeeper for a 12 month period to cover maternity leave, with the possibility of the role becoming permanent. The successful candidate will hold or be training for AAT qualifications or equivalent. You must be able to use IT programmes relevant to the job e.g. MS Office 365 and Sage Accounts and be able to organise and prioritise your own workload. 

This is a part-time position covering 15 to 20 hours per week. Mythphonic Ltd will consider student applicants who are studying Bookkeeping/Accountancy and are looking for work-experience as part of their course or apprenticeship. This role is to provide administrative & bookkeeping services for Artists/Bands and their Management and you will be responsible for the daily transactional running of their finances including: Managing the purchase and sales ledger; Managing employee expenses and company debit/credit cards; Raising sales invoices and credit control; Bank reconciliations; VAT returns; Payment runs; Tour accounting and project reporting.

Application instructions: Please email Andy Batten andy.batten@mythophonic.com

Closing date: 31 October 2020

Trainee Accountant (Apprentice) (Hemel Hempstead and Chesham, closing date 31 December 2020)

Job title: Trainee Accountant (Apprentice)

Job type: Apprenticeship

Employer: TaxAssist Accountants

Location: Hemel Hempstead and Chesham

Job details: Visit the job posting on Indeed for more information and to apply

​​​​Closing date: 31 December 2020

Semi-Senior Accountant (Birmingham, closing date 31 December 2020)

Job title: Semi-Senior Accountant

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £16,000 - £18,500 per annum

Employer: Avonmead Ltd

Location: Birmingham

Job details: Visit the Avonmead website for more information and to apply​

Application instructions: Please email CV and covering letter to info@avonmead.co.uk

Closing date: 31 December 2020

AAT Apprentice Trainee (London and South East, closing date February 2021)

Job title: AAT Apprentice Trainee

Job type: Apprenticeship

Employer: Moore Kingstone Smith

Location: City of London, West End, st Albans, Redhill, Romford, Heathrow

Job details: Visit the employer's website for more information and to apply

​​​​​Closing date: February 2021

Audit Graduate / School Leaver Program (UK wide, closing date April 2021)

Job title: Audit Graduate / School Leaver Program

Job type: Full-time apprenticeships

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Grant Thornton

Location: UK wide

Job details: Visit the Grant Thornton website for more information and to apply​

Closing date: April 2021

AAT Level 3 Apprentice - Blick Rothenberg Ltd (London, no set closing date)

Job title: AAT Level 3 Apprentice

Job type: Full-time apprenticeship

Salary: £19,250 per annum

Employer: Blick Rothenberg Ltd

Location: London - Chandos Street & Argyll Street

Job details and application instructions: Visit the Blick Rothenberg website for more details and to apply for this position.

Job reference: AATL3BR

Closing date: No set closing date

Accounts Assistant - Finling Associates Ltd (London, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £19,000-£23,000 per annum

Employer: Finling Associates Ltd

Location: Wimbledon, London

Job details: Training, Skills and Experience - Duties

Management accounting

  • Day to day bookkeeping using Receipt-Bank and Xero (including both sales and purchase ledger, as well as all bank reconciliations).
  • Period end procedures to bring clients’ accounts up to trial balance, ready for reports to be run, including a full set of reconciliations.
  • Communicating with other team members.
  • Communicating with clients.

VAT

  • VAT returns.
  • Reconciliation of VAT accounts.
  • Statutory Accounts pre-preparation.
  • Assistance with a structured pre-preparation process for each client.

Required

  • Willing to be a team player, committed member of our team, punctual, courteous, and helpful at all times.
  • Part qualified with AAT.
  • Approximately one to two years’ accounting experience.

Application instructions: If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to lennys.santos@finling.net. A covering letter is not necessary but feel free to include it.

Closing date: No set closing date

Junior Accounts Assistant - Finling Associates Ltd (London, no set closing date)

Job title: Junior Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £17,000-£19,000 per annum

Employer: Finling Associates Ltd

Location: Wimbledon, London

Job details: Training, skills and experience - the role:

We offer an excellent range of staff benefits, and support for professional training and qualifications.

This role will provide additional support within the book-keeping and management accounts department:

  • Processing purchase ledger, credit card and expense claim transactions through our software platform
  • Reconciling bank entries in Xero
  • Assistance with month end accounts preparation
  • Assistance with VAT return preparation
  • Supporting analysis, checking and reconciliation work for client

Experience and skills – essential. Skills required:

  • Willing to be a team player, committed member of our team, punctual, courteous and helpful at all times.
  • Highly IT literate.
  • Interested in cloud based IT systems, and mobile apps.
  • Able to take the initiative, but at the same time seek guidance whenever needed.
  • GCSE (A-C) in Maths and English essential.
  • 2 A Levels minimum.

Application instructions: If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to lennys.santos@finling.net. A covering letter is not necessary but feel free to include it.

Closing date: No set closing date.

Accounts Senior - Ash Accounting Ltd (Nottingham, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Senior

Job type: Full or part-time considered

Salary: To be agreed

Employer: Ash Accounting

Location: Carlton, Nottingham

Job details: Ash Accounting are looking for some-one to join their established friendly accountancy practice. They would prefer someone who already has had experience working in a private practice undertaking some of the following: bookkeeping, preparing accounts, tax computations, VAT returns, payroll etc but will consider others. Ash Accounting are hoping to recruit someone who will see this as their long-term career move. Full support given for additional training.

Application instructions: In the first instance please email your CV with a covering letter to sandra@ashaccounting.com.

Closing date: No set closing date

Accounts Apprentice – Trainee Finance Manager (Leeds, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Apprentice – Trainee Finance Manager

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £10,000–£14,000

Employer: AIMS Accountants for Business

Location: No. 3 City West Business Park, Gelderd Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 6LN

Job details:

Provide assistance to ensure accurate and timely preparation of statutory financial statements, payroll and tax compliance for a range of clients. You will be the point of contact for your portfolio of clients, providing telephone support and secretarial support for the practice.

Vacancy description:

To complete all administrative and other ad hoc tasks requested by the line manager, including but not limited to:

  • processing of clients' bookkeeping, including ledger inputting, bank reconciliations and processing VAT returns
  • you will be given on the job training in payroll, and will be given an understanding of company accounts, management accounting and tax returns
  • you will also be provided with an understanding in other areas in the firm including personal tax and company secretarial practices
  • checking in and out client records and ensuring all required information has been received and maintains log
  • ensuring all clients' books and records are returned upon completion of accounts
  • taking ownership for all accounts archiving
  • ensuring the accounts filing system is maintained daily
  • completing bookkeeping timely and accurately on Sage, Xero and QuickBooks
  • communicating any client issues to the Line Manager
  • complying with all confidentiality rules
  • supporting other departments where necessary.

During your first two years you will:

  • learn how to use accounting software and systems in order to prepare financial statements for clients’ year end requirements
  • develop an understanding of financial statements and the nature of the clients’ business
  • co-ordinate with tax, payroll and audit hub to deliver client information as a whole
  • IXBRL tagging
  • manage your own client portfolio
  • self-review your own-work, ensuring minimal review points are raised by managers
  • have confident knowledge of accounting standards which you apply to a given set of year end financials
  • carry out the tax computation for simpler clients.

The person:

  • Interpersonal skills; the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility.
  • Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.
  • Attention to detail and strong time-management skills.
  • Commitment to self-development and learning.

Minimum requirements: B in English Language and Maths.

Package: AIMS offers core benefits to all employees – up to 30 days' holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that they want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you.

Hours: 30 hours (1 day at college)

Application instructions: All applications to be sent to lucybrennan@fi.co.uk. Applications must include a covering letter and CV.

Closing date: Ongoing

Accounts Junior (Sheffield, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Junior

Job type: Full-time/part-time 3–5 days per week

Salary: £12,000–£20,000

Employer: Taylor & Russell Accountancy Limited

Location: Sheffield (Hackenthorpe)

Job details: 

Taylor & Russell Accountancy is looking for a committed individual to join its friendly small accountancy practice. Experience working in practice is essential, undertaking the following:

  • bookkeeping
  • preparing Limited Company accounts to trial balance stage
  • management accounts
  • tax computations
  • VAT returns
  • bank, purchase, and sales ledger reconciliations
  • some payroll experience is necessary
  • experience with Sage and QuickBooks
  • communicating with clients.

The candidate must be minimum AAT Level 3 with 3+ years’ experience.

Application instructions: If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to james@taylorandrussell.com. A covering letter is not necessary but feel free to include it.

Closing date: None

Accounts Assistant (Chippenham, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full or part-time

Salary: Depending on experience

Employer: Bowen Accountants Ltd

Location: Sutton Benger, Chippenham

Job details: Visit the employer website for more information and to apply

​​​​​​Closing date: No set closing date

Accounts Payable Technician (Sheffield, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Payable Technician

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £19,500 - £22,500 per annum depending on experience

Employer: Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Location: Sheffield

Job details: Visit the Institution of Mechanical Engineers website for more information and to apply​​​​​​​

Job reference: IMECHE32

Closing date: No set closing date

Accounts Receivable Technician (Sheffield, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Receivable Technician

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £19,500 - £22,500 per annum depending on experience

Employer: Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Location: Sheffield

Job details: Visit the Institution of Mechanical Engineers website for more information and to apply

Job reference: IMECHE32

Closing date: No set closing date