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Practice Accountant (NQ Level) – Fast Growing Firm





£29000.00 - £33000.00

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Date Posted

25 February, 2021

Experienced Practice Accountant – Belfast – IMMEDIATE REQUIREMENT

Who you will be working with:

Abacus Careers has been chosen by one of the leading Accountancy Practice firms in the city to recruit for a Newly Qualified or 1 year PQE accountant position. This is not a typical firm, the Directors are totally focused upon creating a culture that balances hard work, attention to detail and best-in-class advice with work-life balance, enjoyment, teamwork and fun. You will want to consider this opportunity!

Our client has been in business for a number of years and has steadily built both a loyal and varied client base, and excellent reputation.

ACA, ACCA, CAI, ICAI or similar required


£29-33,000 + benefits, on experience

What you will do:

Accounts Preparation:

  • Have a good working knowledge of UK GAAP.
  • Plan the completion of accounts within a time & cost budget.
  • Monitor the above, providing assistance where required & identifying & highlighting issues at early stages.
  • Review Accounts files, identifying trends & amendments, identifying issues, planning points & opportunities.
  • Strong knowledge of Sage Accounts production or similar products.
  • Strong knowledge of Sage Line 50.


  • Have a good working knowledge of UK: Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Vat, and IHT (preferable but not essential).
  • A good working knowledge of ROI taxation would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Good working knowledge of the preparation of personal & corporate tax returns, we do not foresee the individual completing these but planning & reviewing within time & cost budgets.

In relation to the clients above:

  • Ensure seniors are requesting information from clients & ensure deadlines are met.
  • Allocate work accordingly & provide direction accordingly.
  • Ensure all client related requests are dealt with in a timely & effective manner.
  • Review accounts for client meeting.
  • Participate in client meetings, or depending on client take client meeting.
  • Raise invoices for partner review.


  • Assist with managing budgeted monthly fees.
  • Participate in recruitment needs & recruitment process.
  • Prepare tenders.
  • Assisting with general people management.
  • Assist with mentoring of students to include completion of their online student diaries.
  • Manage or directly engage (depending on the job) in ad-hoc projects, for example, business plans, tax planning, due diligence, forensic reports, etc.
  • Identifying client needs.
  • Identifying business opportunities for the firm.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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