Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Saffron Walden, Essex
Salary
£25,000 - £35,000
Posted
24 Jul 2020
Closes
23 Aug 2020
Qualification Level
Newly qualified, Not qualified
Professional Membership
AAT
Seniority Level
Assistant
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.

Benefits:

  • £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

Responsibilities

  • 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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