Accounting Executive

Accounting Executive (£40K-£50K FTE per year, 25 + hours per week)

Blue Peak are a fast-growing boutique accountancy practice based near Reading, and are looking

for a talented qualified accountant to join our expanding small business accounting team. Flexibility for our team is at the very core of what we do and the role can be either part or full time with the role and hours being designed to fit around you.At Blue Peak we strive to deliver a great service for our clients whilst working in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our people take pride in delivering quality work in a highly motivated and supportive working environment. The successful candidate will be managing their own portfolio of clients across a wide and varied client base whilst having a high degree of autonomy.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of year-end financial statements for limited companies, charities and partnerships
  • Liaising with clients on accounting queries and other matters as appropriate
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations and CT600 forms
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Reviewing work of junior members of the accounts team and support in their development
  • Assist with client queries regarding aspects of their bookkeeping and other matters as required
  • Liaise with HMRC on behalf of clients as appropriate

Requirements

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Proven, relevant experience within either a public practice accountancy firm or within an industry role
  • Ability to work in a team as well as an individual
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work confidently with various computer and accounting software
  • Ability to prioritise own time to ensure that deadlines are monitored and consistently met
  • Proven organisational abilities and consistent attention to detail

What’s on offer

  • Flexible working including working from home
  • 27 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) pro-rata
  • Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications
  • Pension 6% matched contributions
  • 2 paid volunteer days included

 

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to Caroline Cook (caroline.cook@blue-peak.co.uk)