Are you a Trainee Accountant / Accounts Semi Senior with strong bookkeeping and VAT experience and at least 2 years experience working in practice, looking to upgrade to a good quality independent accountancy firm based in Zone 1 North West London? Are you keen to work in a friendly firm, achieve a good work life balance and use a combination of sage, Xero and Kashflow software packages? Your role will be hugely varied and include working on a wide variety of clients from different industries and size ranges. Your role will include bookkeeping (up to TB stage) and all related tasks including ledger work and all reconciliations, inputting data etc. You will also be responsible for preparing VAT returns, company secretarial work and assisting other members of staff with statutory accounts and management accounts preparation. After 12 months you will be trained so that you can also start to prepare statutory accounts and also corporation tax returns yourself from start to finish. Your client base will be varied and include a mixture of entrepreneurial growing businesses and some high profile media and entertainment clients as well as property clients. Some of your time will be spent outsourced to clients to carry out bookkeeping work on site. Your role will be hands on and training will be provided where required. You will also be offered AAT / ACCA study support (evenings and weekends only. To be considered for this new role you must have experience of the above duties and be working as a Trainee Accountant or Accounts Junior / Semi Senior in a good quality practice firm. You will have a minimum of 2 years experience and you must have experience of at least general bookkeeping duties, bank reconciliations and particularly the preparation of VAT returns. You must have experience of working in a client facing role and be able to work to tight deadlines. Experience of a wide range of software packages, particularly Sageline 50. Xero and Kashflow would be an advantage. This rapidly growing, niche practice based in a prime North West London location with around 40 staff, will offer you a challenging and varied position as well as interesting clients to work on and a growing and reputable firm being on your CV. You will work in a small and friendly department, and be responsible for taking some important work off the partners and other senior staff so they can focus on running the firm. This represents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Trainee Accountant / Junior Accountant / Accounts Semi Senior with practice experience to join a leading North West London accountancy firm and continue your career in an enjoyable and rewarding position.