Accounts Assistant

AJ Chambers
Saffron Walden, Essex
£25,000 - £35,000
24 Jul 2020
23 Aug 2020
Qualification Level
Newly qualified, Not qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

AJ Chambers are currently representing a leading independent firm of chartered accountants who are seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant for their office in Saffron Walden. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly reputable firm that offers first-rate career prospects and a generous remuneration package, which includes full study support.


  • £25,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
  • AAT and/or ACCA study package provided
  • Flexible working hours
  • Excellent exposure to client contact and progression opportunities longer term


  • Preparation of management and statutory accounts for partner review
  • Preparation of corporate tax and self-assessment tax returns
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Various bookkeeping duties
  • Attending and preparing for client meetings
  • Liaising with HMRC
  • Ensure the efficient use of appropriate software packages internally and supporting clients’ accounting systems
  • Maintain good working relationships with client staff


The Candidate

  • AAT qualified – study support will also be provided for this or the ACCA
  • Experience of assisting in the preparation of client accounts
  • Experience of using Iris, Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage preferable but not essential
  • Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities 
  • Excellent communication skills


For more information on this Accounts Assistant position, please apply directly or contact Scott Golding at AJ Chambers.

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