Accounts Assistant

Competitive Salary
20 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
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To provide a high quality service to the Accounting & Outsourcing department's client base and ensure accurate and timely preparation of client management accounts and financial accounts.

Job Role

· To work within the existing accounts preparation team preparing accounts for a variety clients from a mixture of both

manual and computerised source records. The position may include travel to client's own premises.

· To be involved in the preparation of management accounts for clients to within a specified timeframe.

· To work within a budget to prepare for the manager a fully cross referenced file and financial statements for their review.

· To assist clients on an ad hoc basis with bookkeeping services and preparation of VAT Returns.

· Ensure manager review points are satisfactorily cleared.

· Communicate with clients in a professional and confident manner.

· Communicate with other departments (e.g. tax) and pass on all relevant information.

· Assist in the department with any additional ad hoc duties and queries.

· To maintain time records and appraisal records.

Person Specification

· Previous experience of preparing accounts.

· Part qualified ACCA or ACA, AAT qualified or equivalent.

· Experience of SAGE and a good understanding of and ability to use Microsoft Excel.

· Experience of Xero beneficial but not essential.

· Knowledge of Caseware beneficial but not essential.

· To be able to take ownership of their own work and have good time management skills.

· Strong interpersonal skills.

· To have the ability to work as part of a team.

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