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Accounts Preparation Clerk 

East Durham

£25k (Negotiable DoE)

MCF Recruitment are absolutely delighted to be working with one of the North East's best and most well known Accountancy firms.  A family owned and operated company, they have had year on year growth and multiple expansions have enabled them to make a real difference to the region and provided numerous employment opportunities - something that they are extremely (and rightly so) proud of! 


An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Accounts Preparation Clerk to join our Clients’ Peterlee Practice.

With a salary starting at £25,000 that is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience, ongoing training, support and mentorship, this is an opportunity not to be missed! 

To be considered you will need to have at least 3 years’ experience within a recognised UK based firm of Accountants and have relevant knowledge of accounts production for sole traders and limited companies.

You will be AAT/ACA/ACCA qualified, or have substantial, relevant practice experience.

You should possess excellent communication and IT skills and should have the ability to build client relationships. You should also prioritise attention to detail and have a “can do” attitude.

Our Client are only able to take applications from Candidates with UK experience and who do not need to apply for a Visa to work in the UK.



  • Preparing accounts and tax returns.

  • Handling account queries.

  • Compiling and presenting financial and budget reports.

  • Ensuring financial statements and records comply with laws and regulations.

  • Ensuring records are accurate.

  • Preparation and analysis of client’s financial records, including data management, analysis, and consultation.

  • Giving accounting advice to clients.

  • Liaising with HMRC.

  • Working to deadlines.


  • Proficient knowledge of personal tax and VAT.

  • Experience of IRIS and KashFlow would be beneficial.

  • AAT/ACA/ACCA qualified or with substantial practice experience.


For more information, or if you feel that your skills, experience and qualifications meet the essential criteria for this role, please hit the APPLY NOW button below, send us your CV and we will be in touch. 

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