Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Outsourced Accountant

£20,000 to £33,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Nov 24, 2020

Outsourced Accountant


Due to significant growth over the last twelve months, our client, one of the North East’s most successful accountancy practices, is looking for a self-directed and forward-thinking Accountant, to work with its Outsourcing division. 


The successful candidate should be interested in supporting a varied portfolio of small to medium sized privately owned businesses, alongside a highly experienced and knowledgeable team. 

With regular client interaction and a high degree of autonomy, your main responsibilities as Outsourced Accountant will include:


  • Full management of your clients’ accounting systems, and back office requirements, including VAT returns, cash flow management, forecasting, annual financial budgets and company secretarial duties
  • Preparation of management accounts, management information and complimentary data, sense checking the output, removing inconsistencies, identifying trends and providing insightful commentary
  • Assist in developing systems which facilitate management data used to identify trends, problems or opportunities, help run businesses, make key decisions and create or achieve strategic plans
  • Develop, and expand on the existing and new client relationships with the key decision makers, and the wider team
  • Ensuring continuous delivery, to set deadlines, of all ongoing client engagements


As Outsourced Accountant you will need:


  • Skills and knowledge gained in a similar role such as Accountant, Accounts Senior, Accounts Assistant or Accounts Executive, ideally from accountancy practice
  • Part/fully qualified ACA or ACCA or qualified AAT
  • Experience in cloud based software, especially Xero, advantageous
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A positive, committed, innovative and forward thinking approach


Rewards: £competitive and dependent upon experience and qualification.


Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.


Outsourced Accountant, Newcastle upon Tyne


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