Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Square Peg Associates
Location
Bolton
Salary
£18000 - £20000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client a forward thinking accountancy practice is currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their upbeat team in Bolton.

Your role will cover for the following duties:

• Undertaking bookkeeping duties including purchase ledger, sales ledger and possible credit control for clients
• Completing bank account reconciliations
• Understanding VAT requirements, concepts and calculations
• Assisting in preparation and filing of VAT returns
• Understanding and applying the rules of double entry bookkeeping in all respects
• Implementation and management of efficient bookkeeping processes
• Auto enrolment and associated compliance
• Understanding of how to compile management accounts
• Developing working relationships with clients
• General administration tasks, including filing, photocopying, scanning etc.
• Develop an understanding of the Firm's methods and standards of work required
• Preparation of tax returns and compliance

You will ideally need to have a minimum 2 years’ experience in a bookkeeping / accounts assistant role.

The ideal candidate will need to show enthusiasm, have strong computer skills and have very good written and oral communication skills.

The role comes with excellent company benefits. 30 days holidays including Bank Holidays, Pension after 6 months and contribution to Healthcare plan, duvet days & can purchase extra holidays