Semi Senior Accountant - Training provided

Job Title: Semi Senior Accountant - Training provided
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Reference: 13808928/001_1570203993
Contact Name: Connor Matthews
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2019 16:46

Job Description

The Accounting and Business Advisory team are responsible for the preparation of accounts for non-audit incorporated clients and unincorporated businesses

Client Details

Our Client are a Regional Independent Accountancy Practice based in Bath. They have an excellent reputation, and pride themselves on the level of service they provide to their clients. As a team and business they are growing and this role is pivotal to these plans.


The responsibilities for this Semi Senior Accountant based in Bath are:

  • To ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard, within the agreed internal budget for the job and to discuss all material points arising on the assignment with the manager/director and client
  • To take a hands on role on all assignments as required
  • To perform the firm's review and completion procedures on statutory accounts, management accounts and VAT returns, liaising with the client/director where required to ensure successful completion
  • Assist with tax compliance, corporation tax computations and general VAT issues
  • Build and maintain consultative client relationships and to practise the principles of excellent client service at all times
  • To ensure that appropriate liaison takes place with all other departments, and that all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly
  • To take the lead role with project assignments, visiting clients to ascertain needs and delivering the project in a cost effective manner
  • To provide close support to the managers within the team, providing answers to clients or other team members on technical issues and accounting processes
  • To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil any development or training requirements
  • To support the training and development of the staff within the team


Candidates will need to come from an accounting practice background, ideally having experienced a wide range of exposure to differing accounting areas. You will have an understanding of the requirements the role demands within an accountancy practice.

  • A good understanding of UK financial reporting requirements and good confidence in accounts preparation
  • Ability to produce/process complex management accounts and forecasts
  • Excellent IT skills, experience with Xero/Cloud Accounting would be advantageous
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player you will have a thorough and systematic approach to work
  • Ability to work independently and to manage own workload
  • Well-developed people skills to relate to clients and colleagues
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong accounts production skills
  • Candidates must be part or fully ACA or ACCA qualified or have significant relevant experience

Job Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a growing firm of accountants who have an exceptional reputation in the local area.

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Annual salary review
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Hours 37.5 per week full time
  • Life Assurance (3x Salary)
  • Personal Pension, Employer 3%, Employee min 2%
  • Training CPD support

Please contact Connor Matthews on 01179 271615 / 07778333489 /