Senior Accounts Assistant

Spear Recruitment
28 Sep 2019
26 Oct 2019
Role: Senior Accounts Assistant

Location: Bristol

Salary: £22,000 to £28,000 basic (D.O.E)

My client has a good sound knowledge of the requirements of their clients as their client base covers a wide and varied range of industrial, commercial and licensed trade, as well as retail businesses. This role would suit someone with previous practice experience who is looking to further their career in a vibrant office.

  • To reliably and accurately fulfill the tasks of accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, general and admin duties
  • To document electronically and manually all records in good methodical order
  • Organise safe & secure backup information of all working data
  • Be conversant with Company procedures, policies and general standards
  • Concisely follow, relay and adopt good communications between staff and clients

Qualifications / Experience Required
  • Experienced in Sage Line 50, Xero and / or Quickbooks (Payroll also desirable) you will have at least two years' experience in a finance environment
  • An ability to cope with working on and overseeing a portfolio of clients with month by month deadline targets is essential
  • You will be competent in accounts preparation to final accounts stage with a working knowledge of Digita, Iris or similar package and knowledge of HMRC filing processes
  • Minimum grade C at GCSE level in English and Maths with an A Level or equivalent in Business Studies / Economics / Finance
  • You will be proficient using Microsoft Office and IT packages

Position Requirements and Essential Personal Attributes
  • Interest in a career in accountancy
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Methodical and organised with good time keeping and communications skills
  • Team player and of personable smart character
  • Time flexible and able to work to deadlines
  • Willingness to travel and stay away overnight
  • Ideally possess or work towards full UK driving licence and have own transport

In return for the above, you will be provided with a competitive salary, continual development and health cover and pension.

This vacancy is being managed by Charlotte Roscoe at Spear Recruitment Ltd

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