Part-Qualified Accountant

£30,000 plus depending on experience

Maidstone, Kent

Goldhawk Associates Ltd


Goldhawk Associates are supporting a Top 20 firm of accountants based in Mid Kent who is looking to appoint a part-qualified accountant to work within their VAT Executive to their team. They are looking for someone with several years of experience in accounting preferably with a minimum of an AAT qualification. You will need to be up to date with accounting principles and be able to prepare statutory accounts as you will be involved in preparing complex sets of accounts for a varied client base with multiple accounts calculations for some very complex clients. Supporting the Assistant Manager, Partner, and regional Partners and must be able to communicate well with both internal and external stakeholders at a senior level.

The role would suit an organised individual with attention to detail, with the ability to work commercially in supporting clients and working to identify new business opportunities for the firm. There is no requirement for this role to have previous VAT experience, this is an opportunity for an individual with accounting knowledge and qualifications to apply those skills to a role within the VAT team. The main focus of the role is to be able to prepare complex VAT calculations using your accounting knowledge. The firm will offer full training and you will also have the opportunity to develop your VAT knowledge, to pursue a VAT qualification if you wish, and to provide VAT advice to clients. If you have had some practical experience of VAT issues having worked within a tax environment in-house, with another accounting firm, or with the HMRC directly this would be advantageous.

You will be IT literate and be confident with MS Word & Excel as well as using the Tour Operators` Margin Scheme (TOMS). In turn, they offer an excellent CPD environment with the ability for you to progress your career whilst working for a reputable firm that offers flexible working and benefits to their staff. This role will require some regional travel in Kent regularly of between one to two days per week, so your own transport and ability to travel is essential. There are lots of opportunities to grow your career with the firm, plus a supportive learning and development programme is available.

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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