Accounts Assistant

GAP Recruitment Limited T/A Big Ant Group
£15,000 - £19,999
21 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

To work in a team with a diverse portfolio of clients. The role includes building professional relationships with staff, clients and the business community.

The primary responsibility of this role is to provide accounts support to a broad range of clients. In addition to client-facing work - such as taking technical questions for regular clients, they will also be expected to undertake accounts preparation.

In broad terms, the Accounts Assistant role will involve:

  • Accounts preparation.
  • Building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Management of bookkeeping and VAT clients.
  • Some tax work.
  • Other duties in support of the practice as required.

The ideal candidate for this role will be AAT qualified. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate: * A general practice background - with exposure to accounts and tax. * Good organisational and administrative skills. * Excellent attention to detail. * Proven analytical skills. * Strong written and verbal communication.

Personal qualities

  • Good general education, including English Language and Maths at GCSE Grade C or equivalent
  • Ability to work flexibly and multi-task
  • Confidence, initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to present information effectively and concisely
  • Friendly and helpful approach
  • Good working knowledge of Accounting software, to include Xero
  • Ability to learn new IT systems and programs quickly
  • Conscientious and "can do" attitude

You will receive a competitive salary, with a generous holiday allowance. Your working week will be 35 hours.

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