Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper

TaxAssist Accoutants
London (Central)
Competitive salary
09 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to be:-

  • Be part of a recognised large accountancy network while benefiting from being in a friendly, local business atmosphere
  • Experience the rewarding and varied nature of working with local small businesses. You will be helping a wide range of small business owners with their finances, no two days will be the same!
  • Receive support from an accountancy network and Support Centre for technical and business development support
  • Benefit from access to training, CPD, guidance, tools and videos to expand your soft skills and technical knowledge
  • Work for an employer that is focused on long-term staff retention. Career development opportunities are available to the right candidates
  • Join a team that is quick to adapt, are advocates of cloud bookkeeping and other time-saving products - we take innovation seriously

The aim of this role is to maintain accurate financial records and to help prepare accounts for a variety of businesses. The role will be required to provide administrative support for businesses and also to support a qualified accountant. The post holder will be required to work flexibly, in a rapidly developing office environment. It may be necessary to assist other staff from time to time.

The key duties of the post are as follows:

 General book-keeping duties which includes

  • double entry book-keeping;
  • receipts and payments - preparation of statements showing income and expenditure
  • completing VAT returns
  • helping prepare P&L accounts and balance sheets

 Communicate and liaise verbally and in writing with clients/visitors/enquirers and other staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions

 Manage, organise and update relevant data using commercial software

 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public

 Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures

 Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility

 Plus other duties consistent with the grade as directed.

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