Accounts Assistant

Michael Page
Essex, Saffron Walden
£25000 - £32000 per annum
10 May 2022
30 May 2022
JN -052022-5596612
Harry Clift
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

You will be joining an established practice with a welcoming team of around 15 people. As an Accounts Assistant, you will be tasked with supporting more senior members of staff with general practice duties including bookkeeping, payroll, and drafting of accounts.

Client Details

This firm has been established in Saffron Walden for over sixty years, having grown from a small base to one of the largest accountancy practices based in the Saffron Walden area.

The firm act for well over eighteen hundred clients of differing sizes, with most of the clients being based within twenty miles of their office - demonstrating a strong presence within the local community. Some of the sectors you will be working with include agriculture, the service sector, construction, manufacturers, and retailers.

As well as general accountancy, audit and tax skills, the partners also have individual skills which enables them to provide clients with a first class service.


As an Accounts Assistant in the Saffron Walden office, you duties will include;

  • Accounts preparation.
  • Bookkeeping.
  • Preparation of VAT returns.
  • Processing of payroll.
  • Ad hoc duties in supporting other members of staff.


  • General practice experience essential (1 year minimum)
  • Knowledge of Iris (including Payroll), Sage, Xero, and Quickbooks preferred.
  • Team player with can-do attitude.
  • Desire to forge a career within Accountancy.

Job Offer

  • Above market-rate salary.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Opportunity to train for a professional qualification.
  • Car parking.
  • Quarterly events/socials.

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