Accounting Jobs

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Accounting Job Overview

Accountants are in charge of handling, analysing, and auditing corporate financial matters. Common accountancy tasks include processing invoices, recording financial transactions, keeping track of corporate expenses, handling payroll, and filing tax returns and VAT. Experienced accountants may also be required to plan corporate budgets and write financial reports. Due to the nature of the profession, accountants are required to have strong numerical and analytical skills, a keen eye for detail, and extensive knowledge of the current legal regulations that are relevant to their field. Other desirable characteristics include accuracy, a strong interest in business and finance, and good problem-solving skills. Accountants must also be able to use bookkeeping software. Accounting jobs are often full time and office based, although part-time and self-employment opportunities are also available.

Accounting Job Education Requirements

Entry to this profession requires gaining a professional qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and/or the Association of Accounting Technicians. These qualifications can be completed in 3 years, and in order to be accepted into the course, candidates must have at least 2 A-levels in maths and English or a 2.1 degree. Apprenticeships in accountancy are also available. Gaining chartered status is desirable as it opens up a range of employment and career progression opportunities. Becoming a chartered accountant requires having 3 years of experience and undertaking further study with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Additional progression opportunities exist in areas like treasury, corporate finance, and the actuary field.

Accounting Job Market

The latest statistics show that the number of accountancy jobs has been steadily growing, especially for specialised professionals like tax accountants, financial managers, and financial controllers. Other related job titles with good employment prospects include internal audit manager, accounts payable clerk, and independent financial advisor.

Accounting Job Salaries

Entry-level jobs often pay an average salary of £29,000. Studies show that average salaries for qualified accountants are £47,000/year. Experienced executive accountants can earn as much as £85,000/year, whereas average salaries for treasurers and financial controllers range between £55,000 and £59,000/year.

Payroll Administrator required for NHS client in central London. This is an on-going temp role in a busy payroll department. The successful candidate will have substantial experience working in a payroll environment. Knowledge and understanding of statutory payroll requirements including PAYE Income Tax, National Insurance Contributions, Statutory Sick and Maternity Pay Ability to plan, prioritise...

We are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant for our client based in Preston. Our client is looking to recruit a well organised Accounts Assistant to support in the provision of an efficient and effective accounts and finance service to a wide range of customers within the organisation. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity as an Accounts Assistant based in Preston, plea...

A Payroll Administrator required for Local Authority client in central London. The role is to support the Administrators in all payroll related duties. Previous payroll experience is desirable but not a must....

Portfolio Analyst - Credit Risk Docklands Up to £45,000 + Benefits Do you have strong analytical experience within Credit Risk? Do you enjoy managing stakeholder relationships? Would you like the opportunity to own your projects and see the commercial impact your analysis has on the business? This is a chance to combine all of the above, working for one of the world's biggest consumer finance bran...

Credit Risk Manager London Up to £65-80,000 + Benefits Do you enjoy leading analysts and managing strong stakeholder relationships? Do you come from a traditional Risk Analytics background? Would you like the opportunity to own your projects and see the commercial impact your analysis has on the business? This is a chance to combine all of the above, working for one of the world's biggest consumer...

Credit Risk Analyst Leeds Up to £42,000 + Benefits Do you have strong analytical experience within Credit Risk? Do you enjoy managing stakeholder relationships? Would you like the opportunity to own your projects and see the commercial impact your analysis has on the business? This is a chance to combine all of the above, working for one of the world's biggest consumer finance brands. THE COMPANY:...

1200 monthly payroll My client is a leading global courier who are currently looking for a Payroll Clerk to join their team on a temporary basis covering maternity leave. You will need to have the following skills and experience Previous experience of working in payroll Work well under pressure and have a flexible approach to work to meet deadlines Knowledge of P11D's Excel and Word usage Security...

Our client, an national institution are currently recruiting for a Payroll Administrator to join their busy Payroll Department on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract. The Payroll Administrator will assist in the preparation of both weekly and monthly payrolls (750 monthly and 850 weekly paid staff and performers) using Sage KCS. Candidates should have solid experience in a complex payroll department, us...

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT LOCATION: Doncaster SALARY AND BENEFITS: £18,000 - £18,500 SUMMARY: A fantastic opportunity for an accounts assistant to join a small business in Doncaster. COMPANY INFORMATION: - Healthcare services YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: - To be punctual, reliable and presentable. - IDEALLY YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING: - Knowledge of Sage Line 50 - Excellent Verbal & Written communication ski...

A role for a Payroll Administrator has become vacant at an accountancy firm in Newbury. The chosen candidate will be responsible for the following duties ; start to finish clients payroll on a monthly and weekly basis and also be responsible for all statutory requirements including RTI and HMRC regulations. The incumbent would also need to possess strong numeracy skills and preferably have previou...

Job Title: Senior Analyst – Business Analytics Location: Nottingham Salary: up to £40,000 plus bonus and benefits Our client, a leading innovative decision technology company are looking for an experienced Senior Analyst to join their Business Analytics team in Nottingham, in a role that combines statistical, data and business analysis. As a Senior Analyst you will: Own and develop products and re...

Job Title: Graduate Analyst – Business Analytics Location: Nottingham Salary: up to £27,000 plus bonus and benefits Our client, a leading innovative decision technology company are looking for a numerically strong and commercially aware Graduate to join their Business Analytics team in Nottingham, in a role that combines statistical, data and business analysis. As a Graduate Analyst you will: Meas...

Job Title: Pricing Analyst – Aggregator Pricing - Excel Location: Sale Salary: to £35,000 + bonus & benefits Our client is looking for an experienced Pricing Analyst to join their Products and Marketing team at their offices based in Sale. As a Pricing Analyst you will: Analyse pricing models and reports in order to make recommendations with the main aim of increasing profitability. Design, implem...

A Payroll Administrator is required for a nationally renowned company based in West Midlands for a temporary with a view to go permanent contract. This role will take responsibility for the processing of a high volume monthly payroll from start to finish, ensure payroll calculations comply with the current statutory guidelines and rules and to review processes and procedures and make recommendatio...

Job Title: Lead Credit Risk Analyst – SAS/SQL Location: London Salary: to £70,000 + bonus & benefits Our client, a financial services provider based in London is looking for an experienced Lead Analyst to join their growing Credit Risk team. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Analyst to move to the next level in a role which will offer cover for the Head of Credit Risk – Portfolio Management...

Senior Risk Analyst - SAS/SQL - Corporate Lending Central London Up to £60000 + competitive benefits + bonus A leading Financial Services Institution is seeking a Senior Risk Analyst to become part of their growing team. This is a rare chance to join a well established company and benefit not only from a great working atmosphere, but from the competitive package and bonus as well. On top of this,...

Senior Risk Analyst - Financial Services - SAS / SQL West Yorkshire £35,000 + Benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Credit risk professional to work with one of the most dynamic and largest data services companies in the UK. Utilising your SAS / SQL skills you will be working with a variety of clients in the credit risk space on varied projects. THE COMPANY This opportunity i...

An experienced Payroll Administrator is required to join a well- established firm in the Guildford area on a 6 month fixed term contract. You will join a skilled team who are responsible for inputting all areas of payroll; have a good understanding of UK PAYE legislation and have a good understanding of timesheets and data entry. In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstr...

Project Accountant - Liverpool - To £30,000 + Benefits and study package My client is a well established organisation based in Liverpool involved in Research and Development. The role requires a candidate who can assist with supporting bids and tender preparation whilst analysing financial information. Analysis and creation of budgets will also be required for various aspects of the business, and...

A local wholesale and retail group, with a nationwide presence are seeking a Finance Administrator to work in their busy office near Biggleswade to support the finance function of the organisation. As an organisation, they provide horticultural products (think plants, shrubs and trees) to garden centres nationally. They also have their own retail outlets in all corners of the country. They are cur...