Career Opportunity: Accountant

Career Opportunity: Accountant

A superb opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic individual who wants a defined career path in accountancy, to join a successful and forward thinking professional services business in St Asaph, North Wales.  

Who will I be working with?

Salisbury & Company provides a chartered accountancy and business advisory service within North Wales. The services are designed to take clients through the whole business life cycle from start-up, fundraising and grants, bookkeeping, payroll, VAT and tax advice through to major business transactions and everything in between.

Salisburys is looking to expand even further in 2022. The team consists of 30 professionals spread across 3 offices and is proud to have been accredited with an ‘Investors in People Gold Award for 6 years.

About the role

As an Accountant you will take a proactive approach to delivering an efficient service for a diverse portfolio of clients, providing outstanding levels of service. Primarily your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Preparing statutory accounts for a range of client sizes and types
  • Preparing VAT returns for clients ranging from sole traders through to medium sized companies
  • Updating records on Xero / Sage / IRIS accountancy software and maintaining data on Excel spreadsheets
  • Taking a proactive approach with contacting clients to gather outstanding information required to meet accounting deadlines
  • Maintaining good working relationships both internally and externally
  • Supporting colleagues with tasks as part of a flexible accounts team

Person Specification

  • Proven accountancy experience gained within a private practice
  • AAT qualified, or have equivalent level of experience
  • IT literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and accountancy software packages such as Xero, Sage and IRIS.
  • Superb numeracy skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Proactive and professional approach to work
  • Confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • A positive and “can do” approach to work and willingness to go the extra mile
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously
  • Ability to work calm under pressure and remain professional at all times
  • Accurate and timely data entry skills
  • Superb communication skills both written and verbal

What will I receive in return?

You’ll be joining a reputable business with solid foundations and plans for growth where your efforts will be noticed and rewarded. Opportunities for further training and development are available and supported within this progressive firm.

Salary:                          VERY COMPETITIVE, dependent on current experience and qualifications
Benefits:                       24 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and pension scheme.
Contracted Hours:         37.5 hours per week
Hours of Work:              Monday to Friday 9am–5pm. Flexibility may be required to meet business and client needs
Contract Type:              Permanent
Location:                       Menai Bridge (Anglesey, North Wales)

Please apply to hr@salisburys.com with your CV and accompanying letter which outlines why you would be suitable for the role.