Accounts Assistant (Accountancy Practice)

Recruiter
Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£25k - £30k pa
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview of the role

* The purpose of this role is to manage a portfolio of clients dealing with their annual accounts and management accounting requirements providing a high standard of professionalism along with quality of service. It is also to manage and organise work effectively to ensure that targets are met and standards maintained in accordance with the relevant accounting standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Manage a portfolio of account clients and be their main point of contact. This will be a mixture of companies, LLPs, Partnerships, and sole traders, in a variety of industries
* Develop and maintain effective client relationships, including attending client premises as required
* Prepare financial statements and year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies in accordance with the relevant accounting standards
* Organise your flow of work, allocating assignments and managing your time as necessary taking into consideration your client deadlines and other constraints
* Ensure that work is delivered within budget and time requirements
* Prepare schedules for Tax returns
* Complete VAT returns, Company Accounts and CT600s
* Liaise with third parties as required (HMRC, mortgage brokers, other members of your team, payroll bureau, etc)
* Take part in client meetings as and when required
* Contribute positively in team meetings

Skills, Qualifications and other Requirements:

Good I.T. skills

* Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
* Ability to work as part of a team, yet also work using own initiative.
* AAT/ACCA qualified or equivalent by experience
* General Practice experience
* Ability to travel to client premises from time to time and between offices
* Good organisational and administrative skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Proven analytical skills

Systems Used:

* IRIS Accounts Production & Business Tax, IRIS Personal Tax, Excel, Word, Outlook, Sage, Xero

For more information, please contact Nathan Cutler at Taylor Hawkes