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Practice Accountant (ACA or Accounts Technician) No Audit

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be working with a local firm seeking to take on an practice accountant into their team in Ballymena.

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


  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Broad portfolio of clients
  • Client facing
  • Supportive environment


  • No Audit
  • Key focus on SME's, partnerships & soletraders
  • Although office based they do offer a flexible approach to working
  • Extensive experience with local clients
  • Client facing and not a back office function


  • 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
  • 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
  • Can look at Part-Qual / Accounts Technician with relevant practice experience
  • Ideally small practice trained
  • Experienced using Xero, Sage or Quickbooks
  • Advanced Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, Macros)
  • In-depth knowledge of Audit & IFRS

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