Practice Accounts Assistant

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Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Practice Accounts Assistant required

Pontypridd area

Salary of £20,000 to £25,000 per annum


The Accounts Assistant role is offering a competitive salary, progression within the team and study support if required.

The Accounts Assistant duties will be:

• Working closely with clients to ensure accurate bookkeeping is carried out including:

o Sales ledger and purchase ledger processing

o Bank reconciliations

o VAT returns

o PAYE/NIC reconcilaitons

• Preparing management accounts

o Month end and year end processing

o Journals - both preparing and processing

o Preparation of month end reports

o Preparation of summary (quarterly) management accounts and commentary

• Preparing year end accounts

o Preparing accounts to trial balance including all reconciliations

o Preparation and review of statutory accounts.

The successful candidate must have:

• Qualified to AAT level or equivalent as a minimum or qualified by experience

• Must have substantial accounting experience commensurate with the role, and good IT skills including Sage Accounts 50 and Microsoft package

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Self-motivated

• Driving licence.

The following would also be desirable:

• Experience of dealing with clients directly

• Knowledge of Xero

• Use of IRIS Accounts Production within a practice environment

• Audit experience


• commensurate with experience;

• normal hours of work are 35 per week, to be worked from 9.00am to 5.00pm, although some flexibility will be considered; and

• 20 days annual leave.