Accounts AssistantBased in Newcastle–upon–TyneSalary up to GBP19,000 + Excellent BenefitsOne of the UK's leading independent professional services companies is currently recruiting an intelligent Accounts Assistant at their Newcastle–upon–Tyne office. As part of the Outsourcing team, you would be tasked with providing a high quality accounting service to a wide range of clients, ensuring all work is completed efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with company and industry regulations.Key tasks will include processing purchase and sales ledger invoices, preparing bank reconciliations, arranging payments, plus general bookkeeping and administrative support. You will also support senior members of the team in the preparation of monthly and yearly statutory accounts along with management accounts packs, cash flow forecasts, and VAT returns.This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and numerate individual to develop their skills and experience within one of the UK's leading firms. The ideal candidate for the role will have experience working as part of a high volume and fast paced accounts team. You will ideally be AAT part or fully qualified, with strong grades in English Language and Maths GCSE and 280 UCAS points at A Level. Experience working within a chartered accountancy or financial services environment would also be a distinct advantage.You will be a well organised individual, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail. This is a client–facing role so excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will be required. Good IT skills will also be required.With almost 3500 partners and staff across 34 offices generating a fee income of over GBP300 million, and having recently undergone an exciting rebrand, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid–market accountancy firms at a particularly interesting time. To apply for the Accounts Assistant role please submit your CV quoting reference RSM787–LA.The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounts Semi–Senior, Accountant, Junior Accountant, Accounts Manager, Finance Officer, Tax Accountant, AAT, ACA. We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.