Accountant - Grantham - AAT Qualified or ACA / ACCA Part-Qualified Salary £23 k - £28 k (negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications) Maternity cover with possibility of becoming permanent Flexible hours are a consideration A well established and friendly independent firm, based in Grantham, currently have a vacancy in their team for a full time Semi-Senior Accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm that is committed to providing exceptional accountancy and advisory services to their clients. The role is to cover Maternity leave with the potential of becoming permanent. Flexible hours will be considered for the right candidate. The ideal candidate will have experience of preparing accounts on behalf of a range of clients, along with preparing and submitting Self-Assessment and Corporation Tax returns. In addition, you will be expected to work towards developing and managing your own portfolio of clients. As a Semi-Senior Accountant, you will have the desire to develop your accounting experience and knowledge, while fulfilling the role of a professional advisor to clients. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing firm that can offer excellent progression opportunities. The candidate will be responsible for: Preparing statutory accounts for limited companies and corporate tax computations Being able to assist junior staff with training and development Managing a portfolio of Clients Preparation of accounts for sole-traders, partnerships and charities Preparation & submission of Individual Tax Returns, Company Tax Returns & Vat Returns Management Accounts on a monthly/quarterly basis as required Dealing with HMRC for any Income Tax / Corp Tax / VAT / PAYE & NI enquiries / issues and investigations Providing Tax Advice to clients ad-hoc Being involved in ad-hoc projects as required Being involved in the preparation of payroll, auto-enrolment (this is not essential but desirable) Essential Requirements are: Either AAT Qualified or ACA / ACCA Part-Qualified, or Qualified by experience, candidates will be considered depending on experience At least 2-3 years' previous experience in a practice environment is essential Excellent customer service & friendly approach Experience with Microsoft Office / Word / Excel / SAGE / QuickBooks / Xero / QBO Experience with cloud accounting Full driving licence BOOK-KEEPING, MS OFFICE, ADMINISTRATION, ACCOUNTANCY, AAT, ACA, ACCA PART QUALIFIED, GRANTHAM. Please Note: The Job Office Ltd is acting as an advertising agent for this local employer and all applications will be forwarded direct to the client via email for shortlist purposes. The client themselves will get back to the applicant should they wish to progress their application to interview stage. The Job Office Ltd is acting as an employment business / employment agency regarding this position. The Job Office Ltd is an employment agency practicing within Recruitment to Recruitment. We offer a confidential service to both client and candidate. We positively welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates, no matter what their age, race, gender or lifestyle and those who have the right to live and work in the UK.