Accountant Assistant

RKRS Legal
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently working with a well-established and ambitious firm who are experiencing growth in their Accounts department and are now seeking an Accounts Assistant to join their existing Accounts team.

As an Accounts Assistant you will be reporting directly to the Directors and working as part of a well established professional team. The successful candidate will have proven experience in an Accountancy firm (private practice) and will bring a positive attitude and motivation to the firm that will help them to continue to expand. Our client has a long established relationship with clients’ and has diverse experience that gives them knowledge of many different business sectors.

This client works with charities, dental practices, legal practices, retail businesses and business start ups. They are well-placed to serve a wide variety of clients in commerce, industry and not for profit sectors as well as enabling them to give expert advice to individual clients.

Required Skills & Experience/ Responsibilities:

• Must have excellent IT skills (particularly Excel) and a prior knowledge of Sage Line 50
• Experience of financial accounting software and knowledge of iXBRL would be highly desirable
• Must be either qualified AAT (Association of Accounting Technician or equivalent) or have a number of years’ experience in a professional accountancy office
• Strong financial and numeracy skills required including high levels of accuracy as will be dealing with preparation of monthly management accounts and sales invoices
• Preparation of monthly management accounts
• Maintenance of nominal ledger entries using Sage accounting software
• Assistance with accruals and prepayments
• Sales and purchase ledger entries
• Posting of journals
• Preparation of VAT/EC sales returns
• Preparation of statutory and financial accounts for limited companies, LLPs, partnerships and sole traders using IRIS software
• Preparation of corporation and personal tax returns using IRIS software
• Some payroll processing using Sage payroll

Vacancy Information:

• Location: Manchester
• Salary range (DOE): £20,000 – £23,000
• Job type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday – Friday (full-time)
• Date: 27.01.2017
• Reference: BR38

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