• Job Reference: 12149
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12149 – Accountant Job Spec

Location: South Leicestershire

Summary of the Role

Our client – a privately-owned firm based in South Leicestershire – is seeking a qualified or part-qualified Accountant to lead a small finance team on a full-time permanent basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing & producing quarterly / annual accounts,
  • Preparation of statutory accounts, liaising with external accounts,
  • Submitting annual accounts to HMRC / Companies House,
  • Bookkeeping duties, incl. handling of VAT & tax compliance,
  • Preparation of self-assessment tax return,
  • Liaising with external accountants / auditors, banks, HRMC and other third-party providers,
  • Dealing with the Partner's personal financials & investments,
  • Review tax returns prepared by the tax advisers & provide feedback,
  • Review management reports & provide feedback to Board.  


The Right Person

  • Part Qualified or Qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent,
  • Min. 3-years good experience working within an accountancy practice environment,
  • Excellent planning & organisation skills, able to manage multiple workloads to strict deadlines,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, IRIS Tax, VT Final Accounts. The drive to assist in the modernisation / improvement of accounting systems,
  • Valid UK driving licence.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent (in-house)
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12149) on 0116 254 9404.