Additional Resources Ltd.

Accounts Senior

Accounts Senior, Dalston and Dumfries

Salary: Negotiable

The Company

Our client has been established for over 20 years .The help their clients with accounts, tax, finances, debt recovery, or IT support .They have offices based in Penrith , Carlisle, Dalston & Dumfries

The Role & Role Responsibilities:

To provide accountancy services to a range of business enterprises.

To assist with delivering high quality, compliant and efficient services to both clients and staff through excellent customer service, communication and in the implementation of systems and processes.

Duties to Include



* Preparing and submitting accounts, VAT returns and any relevant documents for a range of business entities, ensuring all work produced is accurate, to the highest standard and in accordance with relevant legislation.


* Preparation of VAT returns and dealing with VAT compliance.


* Dealing with clients in a professional and courteous manner and ensuring that their data, information and records are secure at all times.


* Using and complying with business systems and processes, for example APS, Virtual Cabinet, Sage and Digital.


* Carrying out all work within a four week turn around period, where appropriate.


* Assisting with training junior members of staff and overseeing their responsibilities.


* Aiming to carry out all work efficiently with a recovery of at least 90%.


* Maintaining and updating workflow records in a timely and accurate manner.


* Working closely with other members of the team on specialist projects as and when required.


* Planning, managing and prioritising your own workflow, budgets and productivity to ensure targets and deadlines are met.


* Ensuring there is clear communication with your line manager and other team members on work being carried out.


* Helping your line manager identify ways to improve and develop the department.


* Dealing with all communications in a timely manner and ensuring they are of a high professional standard.


* Taking full responsibility for all work and tasks assigned to you.


Essential Skills & Requirements:

Education & Training

Five GCSEs at Grade A_C (9_4) to include Maths and English

AAT/ACA/ACCA qualified; or graduates with an accounts related degree;

or qualified by experience

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

2+ years' experience in accountancy practice in a relevant sector

Specialist Technical knowledge

DAPA - Digital Accounts Production Advanced

Competent in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook

A good team player who is flexible in their approach

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work accurately with care and attention to detail

Time management skills

Outgoing personality

Use own initiative

Driving Licence

Hold high expectations of themselves and others within the company

The ability to operate effectively, both individually and as a team member

Professional and confident with the ability to respond to challenges in a

calm and professional manner.

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner.

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Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.




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