Accounts Assistant Oswestry

Acorn Recruitment And Training
Croesau Bach
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Type: Permanent
Location: Oswestry
Salary: £18k-£20k
Key Skills: Accounts, Accountancy, VAT & Tax Returns, Bank Reconciliations, Audits & Compliance

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our leading financial client based in Oswestry.

Reporting to the Accounts Manager, the purpose of the role will be to prepare draft accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies for submission to H M Revenue and Customs/Companies House and to assist with the preparation of Tax Returns, Auditing and VAT Returns.

Duties include:

- Bank and Cash Control Accounts and Reconciliations
- Analysis of Income and Expenditure into appropriate headings
- Schedules of Debtors and Creditors
- Other Control accounts such as Sales and Purchase Ledger, HP etc.
- Calculation of VAT and VAT Control Accounts
- Journals
- Calculation of depreciation
- Processing Tax Returns on Personal tax / Sol 6 software
- Assist in carrying out Audits, following the company's audit programme
- Processing Value Added Tax Returns

Additional duties include:

- Preparing draft Tax Computations
- Assisting in collecting debts
- Dealing with client queries
- Dealing with queries from H M Revenue & Customs
- Covering reception and telephone answering as required
- Booking In Clients Records and updating clients Job on Booking In list
- Visiting Client Premises re Accounts preparation and auditing
- Covering other offices when required
- Personal Time Recording on Computer
- Acting in a professional and confidential manner
- Acting in accordance with the company's client charter and systems manual
- General office duties.

The successful candidate:

- Previous experience in a similar role - essential
- Experience within an accountancy practice - essential
- Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
- Excellent time management skills
- Team player plus ability to work on your own initiative.

Salary: £18k-£20k (dependant on experience)

Hours: 08:30 - 17:00 Monday to Friday

Holidays: 20 days plus 8 days public holidays

Further benefits include onsite parking and company pension scheme.

Additional Keywords: Financial Accounting Assistant, Full Time, Finance, Financial, Accounting Assistant, Accounting, Compliance, Account Assistant, Finance Assistant, Junior Accountant, Accountancy, Oswestry.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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