An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accounts person to join the expanding Accounts and Management accounts team of Smith Cooper in Derby.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who desires a career in accountancy, to join a flourishing and supportive team that has carved an impressive niche in the local market.
If you are an accountant who is motivated to provide the highest quality of service to clients and you’re looking for your next career step, we want to hear from you.
About Smith Cooper
Smith Cooper is an award winning, Accountancy Age Top 50, accountancy and business advisory firm based in 6 offices across the Midlands.
We are a full service firm offering our clients, who are predominately owner-managed businesses, services including audit and accounts, tax advisory, HR, payroll, corporate finance and more.
Over the past 30 years, we have become one of the largest independently owned and preferred accountancy and business advisory firms for owner managed businesses across the Midlands and our plan is to continue growing!
Preparation of statutory accounts for companies, sole traders and partnerships.
Preparation of draft corporate tax computations
Assisting in the production of monthly managements accounts for a varied client base
Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Prioritising workload effectively to meet set deadlines and budgets
Liaising with clients to obtain information to prepare accounts
Able to carry out ad hoc assignments with assistance
Understand and prepare financial statements correctly
We’re looking for someone with excellent accounting skills who
Has experience working within an accountancy practice (particularly experience undertaking the preparation of financial statements and tax work for small companies, partnerships, sole traders and individuals)
Has a good understanding and knowledge of relevant accounting standards
Is a team player with a strong work ethic
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills and is confident in a client facing role and working with people of all levels
Is motivated to provide the highest quality service to clients
Has their own transport
Experience of CCH, Xero, Sage and Excel software is an advantage
Some of the perks
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Option to buy an additional 5 days of annual leave
Discounts and cash back at numerous shops, holidays and services using our Smith Cooper Rewards service
Cash back on healthcare including eye tests, dentist visits, physiotherapy etc
Discounted (and sometimes free!) tickets for sports and entertainment venues we sponsor
Regular staff social events and annual firm wide away days
How to apply