Accounts Technician

Job Title: Accounts Technician
Location: York
Salary: Competitive + healthcare, pension, study support, free on-site parking
Reference: ABAY
Contact Name: Zoe Waring
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2021 08:02

Job Description

Main duties


  • Prepare/balance control accounts
  • Post journals correctly after having identified errors
  • Preparing HP accounts, including dealing with part exchanges
  • Posting from working papers/TB onto software
  • Prepare lead schedules that agree to the accounts
  • Fully cross reference file
  • Able to properly follow accounts works programme
  • Basic iXBRL tagging of accounts under supervision
  • Draft standard letter of representation
  • Complete basic accounts disclosure for FRS102 1A accounts
  • Complete basic tagging of accounts without supervision
  • Able to complete simple corporation tax computations, including capital allowances claims, and take responsibility for obtaining and clearing reviews


Core skills


  • Currently working within an Accountancy Practice
  • Good understanding of Excel basics, e.g. formula, Autosum
  • Ability to use key software, Word, email and internet
  • Experience with Xero
  • Awareness of budgets given for particular aspects of assignments and efforts made to keep them or early notification of potential overrun
  • Asks questions on assignments promptly and effectively
  • Clears review queries completely/with thought
  • Draft email communication for review by Manager prior to sending to client to request missing information/basic queries arising.
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Organised


  • Studying ACA Certificate level or early stages of Professional level