Practice Accountant

Pin icon MK9 Milton Keynes
Pound Sterling icon £26,000 - £30,000 per annum
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 24 May 2024
Share this job

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a financial accountant with 1-2 years’ experience to join their outstanding accounting practice in Milton Keynes.


Practice Accountant
Milton Keynes, MK9 1FD

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary £26,000 - £30,000 per annum
  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm (with flexibility)
  • Hybrid working available after probation and training

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK


Our client has exciting plans for the future development of their Milton Keynes accounting practice. They are looking for a Financial Accountant to join their fantastic team, where customer care is at the heart of the organisation.

This is an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking accountant. Their wide variety of clients makes every day different, providing unlimited opportunities to gain valuable experience.


Is this for YOU?

  • Are you studying for the AAT qualification or have an accountancy degree?
  • Do you have 1-2 years’ experience of accountancy and tax working in an accounting practice or in a finance function within the private industry sector?
  • Do you exude positivity, energy and passion while being approachable, a good listener and a clear communicator?
  • Can you dig deep into the numbers of a business and quickly spot discrepancies and areas of concern?
  • Are you passionate about providing a quality service to our clients?
  • Is building a great rapport with clients and trusted 3rd party providers something you could embrace and deliver?
  • Are you willing to travel occasionally to meet with clients locally and in London and attend training events and if so, do you have a driving licence?


What’s on offer?

  • 25 days annual holiday plus all bank holidays pro rata
  • Hybrid working following a probation period and training
  • Company pension
  • Training programme to help develop your personal potential and professional abilities in accounting, tax and business including online and external webinars and conferences
  • Gain great experience with widely used online accounting packages and reporting systems
  • Opportunity for a study support package
  • Opportunities to attend networking events
  • A company culture that values you and your family
  • Fun quarterly team meetings for business catchups and team building
  • Modern fully serviced office facilities close to shops and Milton Keynes Central station
  • Fully funded on-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness support programme
  • Opportunities to attend networking events
  • Office location close to shops and Milton Keynes Central station
  • Wellness support programme
  • Fruit bowls
  • Company discount scheme

What the role will involve:

  • Accounts Preparation for small business clients including reconciliations, analysis of numbers, posting depreciation, tax provisions, accruals and prepayments.
  • Analysis of income statement and balance sheet to ensure all transactions are identified and treated in line with accounting standards.
  • Provide training and support to clients using online accounting software, ensuring that bank feeds are live and accounting entries are up to date.
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and managing registration and deregistration processes.
  • Monthly CIS reporting for a small number of clients within the construction industry.
  • Presentation of financial reports to management and clients, assisting with periodic reviews and simple tax planning.
  • Completion of self-assessment tax returns for company directors, the self-employed and property landlords.


How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Flat Fee Recruiter is an advertising agency promoting this role on behalf of the employer. You will be contacted directly by the employer and not Flat Fee Recruiter should they wish to move forward with your application. 

Other suitable skills and experience include Accountant, Trainee Accountant, Accounting, Accounts, Graduate Accountant, Accountancy, Finance, Financial, Practice Accountant.