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Job Description

Venture Recruitment Partners are working with a professional services firm in Southsea, Portsmouth. The client is looking to recruit an Accountant on a permanent basis. The sits with a growing team, supported by a team of both commercial and technical individuals.

Key Accountabilities

  • Preparation and submission of statutory accounts.
  • Preparation of tax returns and assessments for a range of organisational structures.
  • Assist with VAT returns.
  • Some audit work, though the role is principally accounts-focused.
  • Manage workflow and ensure client work is completed and delivered to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with HMRC on client matters.
  • Confidently liaise with clients, attending meetings and helping with queries.
  • Support with general accountancy services and business advice.
  • Manage a diverse and impressive portfolio of clients.
  • Provide training and development for junior staff.
  • Work closely with senior team members.
  • Promote and strive for customer service excellence.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as required.

Skills, knowledge and Experience

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that is always evolving. This is a friendly and professional business with the opportunity to get exposed to multiple industries.

It would be useful if you have the below:

  • Part qualified / finalist / qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA with 3 years + experience within a finance role
  • Being able to build and maintain strong relationships with key business stakeholders and be confident enough to challenge when necessary.
  • Proactive individual with experience working in a flexible and changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach

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