Assistant Accountant

26000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP26000 - GBP28000/annum + 20 days holiday + BH
11 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant - 12month Maternity leave contract - Wimborne
GBP26,000 - GBP28,000 DOE + 20 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays + Parking , Working Hours 9am - 5.30pm

Dovetail Recruitment are recruiting for an experienced all round Assistant Accountant to join a well established company based in Wimborne, you will be joining a team of accounts professionals producing the accounts for a variety of clients.

This is an office based role with occasional visits to client offices; as the Assistant Accountant you will need to be adaptable and able to build good rapports with your clients to gain trust and future business.

Previous experience using Sage Line 50 and Xero would be ideal;

This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join a company who has an excellent reputation and who pride themselves on delivering an excellent service to their clients. You would be joining a professional and client focused team of Bookkeepers within a friendly and professional environment.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

• Completing Book keeping from Incomplete records, and also for those clients where work has not been completed for a significant period of time or incorrectly.
• Assist with payroll preparation as required and maintain a working knowledge of payroll requirements, regularly reviewing processes.
• To complete and review VAT returns.
• To complete Various Balance Sheet reconcilliations
• Offering advice to Clients and members of the team of Various VAT/Accounting scenarios.
• Assisting with the preparation of management accounts and management information for clients through effective planning, reviewing documentation and work programmes and identification of risks to ensure the accurate production of management accounts.
• Continual review of VAT/bookkeeping processes and implementation of changes where necessary.
• Providing support to outsourcing team, on various reconciliation & Process issues.
• Maintaining a high standard of work, ensuring that reviews that are performed are signed off.
• Liaising with clients to understand the needs and wants of their business and information requirements. Working with the client to design and implement the necessary systems to capture the data required.
• Ensure that all deadlines set with the client are achieved and working with the Outsourcing Manager to ensure that these deadlines are met.
• Undertake adhoc project work both internally and for clients.

Experience and Knowledge:

• Confident knowledge of Sage Line 50
• Knowledge of Xero system ideally
• Confident communication skills
• Able to build relationships with clients
• Flexible and Adaptable approach to work

This job would suit candidates currently working as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Professional Accountant, Practice Accountant.

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