Accounts Assistant

Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Assistant based in Orpington, Kent.

This Role Will Include:

Reporting to the Accounts Manager
Accounts Preparation for Sole Traders, companies & Partnerships
Preparation of VAT returns
Preparation and review of management accounts
Travelling to client premises as required
Achieving or exceeding assignment budgeted fees & profits, identifying reasons for non-achievement of budgets as appropriate
Keeping senior management/engagement partner fully informed at all times of progress on jobs, in particular if there is likely to be an unplanned write off.
Carrying out review work on accounts and other assignments prepared by junior team members when required.
Any Ad-Hoc assignments or tasks that may be required.

Skills Required:
Minimum of 3-4 years practice experience
At least part AAT qualified with good solid experience. Experience matters far more than the qualification for this role. Good Solid & demonstrable knowledge of accounts prep for owner managed business (OMBs) to include partnerships, sole traders & companies.
Competent & confident using both manual & computerised systems including Sage & Quickbooks
Knowledge & experience of management accounting
Preparation of year end accounts
Ability to work well under pressure & to tight deadlines
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Flexibility & adaptability with an outgoing & proactive approach to work.
Excellent commercial awareness
Car Driver with access to a car
(NB Current ACA/ACCA students & those wishing to study/continue studying for a further qualification may be considered for this role, however an AAT qualified or part qualified ACA/ACCA accountant who has the relevant experience but has stopped studying may be considered a more suitable candidate)

Due to the amount of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted

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