Assistant Accountant

Nuneaton, Warwickshire
£14k - £16k
05 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Professional Membership
Seniority Level

Responsibility for providing a complete accounting and business support service to clients.


The key duties of the post are:

  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Preparation and review of self-assessment tax return for sole traders, rental properties, individuals and partnerships
  • Preparation, review and submission of VAT Returns
  • Completion of on-line submissions to HMRC
  • Meeting, discussing and signing off accounts and tax returns with clients
  • Provision of day to day business support to clients
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications
  • Answering telephone calls, dealing with enquiries and responding to queries in a timely, courteous and efficient manner and accurately logging information
  • Establishing and maintaining a professional and friendly working relationship with clients, outsourced partners and colleagues

Person specification:

Qualifications/experience/achievements required to do the job:

  • Qualified AAT or AAT Level 4
  • 2 years experience in a similar position
  • Up-to-date tax and accounting knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software - CCH, Quickbooks, ReceiptBank
  • A high degree of IT Literacy and the ability to embrace new technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with a customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications