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This site has been developed by Simon Godley, who also runs the niche tax recruitment company Talentpool Selection . Simon spends a lot of his time placing tax specialists into FTSE companies, large in-bound groups and some professional services organisations. He also recruits and is well networked around the UK tax technology and VAT markets.

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Accounts / Tax Software - entry level opportunity

Friday, 28 March 2014

Currently looking to speak to a candidate with 1-2 years' experience from a small or medium sized accounting firm with general practice accounts / tax experience, and with an interest in IT and technology:

Client Support / Product Analyst

Berkshire | £23,000 - £30,000 

Our client is a well established accountancy / tax software company with strong growth plans and an increasing customer pipeline.  A new opportunity has therefore been created within their customer support / product development team for an entry level Consultant to develop into a new career direction in the software industry.

Reporting to a Head of Development, the role will be involved in 2nd line customer support, often handling the more complex / problematic client user issues.  This will involve talking through with customers how to resolve bugs and / or advice on how to use the product for certain accounting treatments.  The role will develop into product development activities, writing of technical specifications on product upgrades and add-ons and then liaising with IT developers to have changes processed.

In terms of your background, you will have started an accountancy career, ideally with a small-medium sized firm of accountants.  You will have some good foundational experience on preparing of accounts and tax compliance for small-medium sized companies, ideally AAT or part-qualified ACCA, possibly also involved with clients’ VAT returns and Directors’ personal tax returns.  You will have regular client contact, either over the phone or ideally in face-face meetings.  You will have good user experience with one or more accounts preparation / tax software products in the market, and generally quick to pick-up using of IT and software.  In addition, you will be confident and with overall strong communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has started an accountancy career, and now looking to branch off into a new IT / software direction.  Required software product training will be provided.

For more information or to apply, please call Simon Godley on 0870 4605646 or email to: 

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