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We are currently recruiting for the following positions –

Accounts Apprentice
Senior Accountant

Accounts Apprentice

Accounts apprentice needed to work in our busy Accountants’ practice in Sandy, working a four day week (with day release to college on the fifth day) to perform general administrative/accounts duties and provide support to the Accounts Teams as required. An excellent opportunity for the right candidate to gain experience in all aspects of accountancy as full training will be provided.

Duties include:

The job involves a variety of general administrative and accounts duties, including:

  • General administrative duties – photocopy and filing
  • Sorting post
  • Maintaining records
  • Basic processing of receipts and income on SAGE and our bespoke accounting software
  • Assisting the rest of the team

Applicants should have 3 GCSE’s, grade C equivalent or above, good organisation skills, ability to use Microsoft Office competently, have good communication skills with a confident telephone manner. Also be able to understand what is required and respond accordingly.

Benefits include flexi time, company pension, death in service and AAT day release to college.

In the first instance please send a CV and covering letter to Miss Sara Housden via email on sara@blue-skies.tv

Blue Skies ethos is to actively promote and support all of our employees to expand their skills and confidence through achieving professional qualifications.

Senior Accountant

Salary – depending on experience plus benefits including flexi time, company pension, death in service and health insurance

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen within our specialist accountancy practice who deal with clients in the TV, Media and Creative arts sector. We are looking for a technically skilled qualified accountant (ACA / FCA / ACCA / FCCA) with extensive experience within a practice environment to manage a client portfolio and take responsibility for the delivery of the clients’ accounting needs.

This role requires a forward thinking individual who can provide a high level of accounting expertise, including accounts preparation, personal tax and tax computations, together with dealing with ad hoc tax queries. You would need to be comfortable talking to clients on technical matters but in simple layman terms. Professional and friendly in your approach, you will be looking to not only deal with your clients’ accounting needs, but also provide proactive advice to those clients whilst supporting and helping train those around you in a friendly but busy environment.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive practice experience in a fast paced environment. You will be self-motivated with a positive approach to work and excellent communication skills. With great attention to detail and accuracy, you will be adaptable to change and flexible to the shifting priorities of the daily workload.

Although ideally you will be a qualified accountant, QBE candidates with a solid practice background will be considered.

In the first instance please send a CV and covering letter to Miss Sara Housden via email on sara@blue-skies.tv