Accounts Assistant

Michael Page Finance
Central London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A new and exciting role as a Semi-Senior has arisen at a practice in London for a talented AAT/ACCA. The role will be varied and will provide great exposure to clients. The position will also allow the successful applicant to work closely with Partners within the firm. This job will allow for career development as well as acting as a challenge with a work/life balance for

Client Details

This client prides themselves on delivering excellent service to their clients in relation to assurance, compliance, accountancy and tax. They strive to aid their clients by advising on matters such as new ventures or business expansion.

This firm offers a lot of training, you will spend the first two to three months learning about the business and the way that they work as well as getting involved in the work and the technical aspects of accountancy.

You will have the opportunity to work with mixed clients and a wide range of different sized businesses. They have clients with turnovers from £100,000 up to £40 million

This accountancy firm is based in East London on the Jubilee and Overground lines.


  • Take responsibility for achieving agreed budgets and meeting deadlines.
  • Close liaison with clients, and other stakeholders, often direct contact at Partner level.
  • Carry out accounts and related tax assignments.
  • Spotting Practice Development opportunities with clients and progressing these in liaison with Partner.
  • Double-entry Bookkeeping
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Invoicing
  • Preparation of year-end and management accounts
  • Involved in VAT work such as VAT returns
  • Preparation of tax computations and Corporation Tax returns (CT600).
  • Preparation of accounts of companies, groups of companies, partnerships and LLP's together with Tax computations.
  • Motivation and encouragement of team.


  • Part-qualified AAT/ACCA with previous experience in practice.
  • Technically competent.
  • Good understanding of accounts.
  • High level of personal motivation.
  • Extremely strong communication skills.
  • Willing to get involved and help clients.
  • Ability to organise and motivate the team.
  • Ability to manage time effectively

Job Offer

  • Mixed Role
  • London Based
  • Client Exposure
  • £17,000-£20,000