Accountant Job | HT14032 - Howett Thorpe

Guildford, Surrey

Salary: £40,000 to £46,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT14032
Added on Aug 21, 2017

About The Role

Working as part of the accounts and advisory team and reporting to the Accounting and Advisory Managers with a client base located predominately in the South East and London duties within this role will entail:

  • Working closely with clients to ensure an effective provision of accountancy, audit and advisory services.
  • Preparation of accounts for statutory, management and ad hoc requirements.
  • Planning, budgeting and finalising audit files and managing the audit process.
  • Identifying potential areas of cost saving or improvements for the client
  • Supervising and mentoring junior team members.
  • Providing support to the Managers Partners on their portfolios and ad hoc projects.

About Our Client

Establish Chartered Accountancy Firm with a modern approach who provide a complete range of audit, accountancy and taxation services together with professional advice to businesses and their owners.

About You

  • Our client is now seeking an additional qualified individual to join their team of business advisory staff. As a reflection of their growth they are confident that they can offer the right individual rapid career progression.
  • You will be able to demonstrate a strong academic record and genuine desire to develop your career in a business advisory role.
  • Training will be provided in areas you lack exposure to and you can be involved in as much, or as little audit as you wish.

Things you should know

  • Top Tier salary and benefit package
  • Free parking
  • Career development programme

Commutable from: Addlestone, Aldershot, Alton, Andover, Ascot, Bagshot, Basingstoke, Bordon, Bournemouth, Bracknell, Bromley, Burgess Hill, Camberley, Caterham, Chertsey, Cobham, Cranleigh, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, East Grinstead, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Farnborough, Farnham, Feltham, Fleet, Frimley, Gatwick, Godalming, Guildford, Haywards Heath, Hook, Horley, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Lightwater, London, Maidenhead, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Purley, Reading, Redhill, Reigate, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Slough, Southampton, Staines, Sunbury, Tonbridge, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Yateley.


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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