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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Hybrid working & career development
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ABJ/231051
Contact Name: Luke Scale
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

A family orientated accountancy firm based in Stratford-upon-Avon seek a Financial Accountant to join their expanding team. Flexible & accommodating culture, hybrid working from home and career development opportunities on offer.

This aspiring & developing practice is growing both in terms of clients and head count and if desired, there are genuine future career progression opportunities on offer along with legitimate work life balance. The Financial Accountant will take ownership of a wide-ranging client base across varying industry sectors with turnovers into the low (£) millions, ensuring the preparation and submission of year-end accounts for clients.

Reporting to the Director, this opening requires high levels of attention to detail, ensuring year end accounts and corporation tax returns are completed and submitted to deadlines while liaising with clients, Companies House, HMRC and fellow colleagues.

We would love to engage with candidates with a practice background, that are technically robust in the preparation of financial statements and that seek a genuine work life balance along with the prospect of advancing their career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing both complex group and small limited company statutory accounts to final accounts stage, linking to tax returns as appropriate
  • Develop working relationships with clients, processing information and providing feedback and guidance where necessary
  • Computation and submission of corporation tax returns to HMRC
  • P11d's preparation and submission
  • Audit involvement as/if desired
  • Review and support colleagues by assisting as required

What we are looking for:

  • Preferably qualified or finalist accountant, ACCA, ACA/ICAEW or equivalent
  • Candidates deemed qualified by experience with current/recent accountancy practice experience will also be considered
  • Ability to prepare year end accounts to final stages for clients
  • Previous Practice experience as an Accounts Senior, Audit Senior, Client Accountant, Financial Accountant or similar
  • Audit experience would be advantageous but is by no means necessary
  • Strong attention to detail, organised with ability to prioritise tasks and communicate across all business levels
  • IT skills including Excel and any accounting software (Xero, QuickBooks, Sage, TaxCalc etc).

What's on offer:

  • Base salary up to £40,000, dependent upon experience
  • Flexible hybrid working including working from home
  • Supportive working environment, family focussed and with genuine work life balance
  • 4 or 5 working days per week, would consider part time hours
  • Free car parking, fantastic office location in central Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Opportunity to be involved in client audits, if desired
  • No limits on career progression opportunities.

Interested? Register your interest by applying today or call Luke 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball is a specialist finance and accounting recruitment consultancy covering the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of APSCo and TEAM and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref - ABJ/231051 - Financial Accountant