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Practice Accountant ACA

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be working with a local firm seeking to take on an Practice Accountant ACA into their team in Randalstown.

This is rare opportunity for a newly qualified accountant who wants a client facing role in practice with the opportunity to work directly with the partners of the firm.

This role will allow the individual not only to get broad exposure across a large portfolio but also to learn how to actually run and accountancy firm.


  • Accounts preparation for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Preparation for personal & corporation tax returns
  • Self-Assessment for self-employed, company directors and high net worth clients.
  • Ability to communicate financial information to non-finance professionals
  • Lead Audit engagements from planning and control stage through to producing the final report.
  • Supervise a team of accounts and train staff as appropriate
  • Review VAT returns and submissions under MTD
  • Lease with HMRC on behalf of clients

Essential Criteria

  • ACA Qualified
  • Ideally small practice trained
  • Experienced using Xero, Sage or Quickbooks
  • Advanced Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, Macros)
  • In-depth knowledge of Audit & IFRS
  • 3-4 Years in a similar role

For further information on this vacancy, or any other practice based accountancy job in Randalstown please contact Kilian Gargan for a confidential discussion.