Accounts Assistant

AJ Chambers
£19,000 - £24,000 per annum
10 May 2019
09 Jun 2019
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

We are currently representing an Independent Firm of Chartered Accountants, who are looking for an AAT Qualified Accounts Assistant, to join the team in their Ipswich Office.

If you are looking for a supportive training firm, with potential and flexibility for further studies towards ACA/ACCA or CTA, then our client can offer this with full block release study packages. Our client is looking for someone who is willing to train and develop and can offer swift progression with increased responsibility as you gain experience.

The Role:

  • Completing draft accounts for limited companies, sole traders, partnerships, and LLPs
  • Completing associated tax returns for some clients
  • Bank reconciliations and VAT returns
  • Reviewing and completing bookkeeping tasks with junior members of staff
  • Attending meetings with clients with Managers and Partners, sometimes working with clients on their premises
  • Supporting and mentoring the junior accountants in their day to day activity

The Ideal Candidate:

  • AAT qualified or equivalent
  • Previous experience within a professional practice environment
  • Confident IT user with previous experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Be familiar with Sage Line 50, previous experience of Xero would also be beneficial
  • Demonstrate a ???can do??? approach to problem solving
  • Excellent client service skills including the ability to tailor your approach provided depending on the specific client
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly and coherently with clients and colleagues

If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

Accounts Assistant - Ipswich