Accounts and Audit Assistant

Cathedral Appointments Ltd
Competitive salary
08 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Overview:

Our client is an accountancy practice in Plymouth with a fantastic reputation in the area. They are now looking for an Accounts and Audit Assistant to join them in a supervised role in which you will have the opportunity to learn and apply your knowledge as part of a team. The successful candidate will be educated at A-level or equivalent and study support towards the AAT qualification is offered with this position. Any experience within the profession or candidates that are already studying towards their AAT would present a distinct advantage. The role will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a number of benefits which can be found below.


  • Basic accounts preparation and double entry
  • Assisting clients in the solving of minor queries
  • Developing an understanding of the business and the requirements of the role
  • Completion of project components and assignment tasks
  • Some tax filing and tax set-up
  • Making calls to HMRC
  • Creation of clearly presented workpapers
  • Completion of ad hoc project work for both the Finance Manager and Practice Manager


  • Educated to A-level or equivalent and ideally possessing a degree
  • The ability to develop and apply technical knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building ability
  • Analytical and judgement skills with the ability to resolve simple client queries
  • Teamwork ability with a positive approach to work
  • Some understanding of auditing techniques and accounts preparation
  • Basic IT and keyboard skills
  • Studying for AAT would be advantageous but not essential


This role will pay a competitive salary along with some fantastic benefits. These benefits include: a company bonus; 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days; paid mileage; study packages and much more. Apply now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity.

Keywords: Audit, Accounts Assistant, Accounts, AAT, Accountancy, permanent jobs in Plymouth, AAT study support,

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