Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
TaxAssist
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£22k - £24k pro-rata dependent on experience
Posted
08 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Assistant Accountant to join our small, friendly and expanding shop based accountancy practice. We specialise in providing a friendly, flexible and proactive all year round service to small businesses and individuals in Wallington and Mitcham.

Responsibitlites:

The key duties of the post are as follows:

  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Preparation and review of self-assessment tax returns for sole traders, rental properties, individuals and partnerships
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations for limited companies
  • Preparation, review and submission of VAT returns
  • Completion of on-line submissions to HMRC and Companies House
  • Managing the processing of weekly/monthly payrolls and setting up auto enrolment schemes
  • Setting up new businesses with Companies House and HMRC
  • Provision of day to day business support to clients
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications
  • Answering telephone calls, dealing with enquiries and responding to queries in a timely, courteous and efficient manner and accurately logging information
  • Establishing and maintaining a professional and friendly working relationship with clients, outsourced partners and colleagues

Requirements:

Qualifications/experience/achievements required to do the job:

  • Part qualified ACCA/ACA or AAT level 3/4
  • 2 years’ experience in practice
  • Up-to-date tax and accounting knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software – CCH, Moneysoft, Kashflow, QuickBooks
  • A high degree of IT literacy and the ability to embrace new technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with a customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines
  • Experience of dealing with HMRC
  • Working knowledge of payroll and auto enrolment procedures
  • Organising and updating relevant data using various applications

This is an opportunity for a capable individual to develop a career in a multi award winning network of independent accountants. We offer variety and the opportunity for you to develop your skills and experience in an expanding accountancy practice.

If you are enthusiastic, proactive, conscientious, committed and reliable and are interested in applying for the post, please email your CV together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and salary expectations to vacancies@taxassist.co.uk