Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 14103235/001_1599655934
Contact Name: Hermione Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2020 13:52

Job Description

This is an opportunity for someone looking for a varied role with scope for development within a professional services business based in the heart of St Albans.

Client Details

An established professional services business based in St Albans with national reach.


  • Ownership of bookkeeping aspect
  • Raising the firm's internal payroll each month liaising with HR
  • Supporting with month end
  • Supporting the firm's annual budget and half-yearly forecasting processes.
  • Understanding key performance indicators and analysis of variances to support the Practice Manager/ Financial Controller in the department's reporting responsibilities.
  • Assisting with quarterly reporting of KPI's
  • Preparation of P11D's and PSA
  • Ensuring data integrity of nominal ledger and that balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Providing the tax team with analysis of various expense headings
  • Assistance in providing the necessary information to prepare the statutory accounts
  • Other ad hoc duties in line with the role


  • The Successful Applicant:

    • Experience in a practice environment
    • The ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
    • Competent in preparing accounts in a practice environment
    • An interest in the Accountancy industry
    • Practice Management System (CCH)
    • Advanced Microsoft experience
    • Qualified o in AAT, CIMA, ACCA or ACA. Or qualified by experience.
    • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Ability to work in a team environment, thrives on working with others

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working
  • A minimum of 23 days holiday
  • Competitive salary
  • Membership of pension and life assurance scheme
  • Access to private health care
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Employee assistance support for challenging life times, plus more