Assistant Personal Accountant

Michael Page Finance
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am pleased to be working alongside a great Poole based business who are looking for an Assistant Personal Accountant to join their growing team.

Client Details

The client I am working with is one of the top 100 firm accountants in the UK and provider of expert accountancy services. They pride themselves on their ability to promote from within and have a good track record of people working through the business. They are a forward thinking firm that have a big presence both locally and nationwide.


The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing clients VAT returns and management accounts on a monthly or quarterly basis and preparing clients year end company accounts, company tax returns and the submission of these with HMRC and Companies House. Responsibilities include:

Prepare clients VAT returns
Prepare clients management accounts
Management of the VAT controls and management account control
Prepare clients year end journals
Prepare clients year end working papers
Prepare clients year end company accounts and company tax returns
Submission of clients' year end accounts with HMRC and Companies House
Management of the year end accounts control
Prepare income references
Deal with and resolve client queries


Person Specification Essential:
Strong numeracy and communication skills
Ability to maintain high levels of accuracy
Ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team
Ability to work towards strict deadlines and meet KPI's
Thorough understanding of VAT, payroll, small company corporation tax and personal tax
Understanding of IR35 taxation and fiscal year end deemed salary calculations

Practice experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Sage Line 50, SAPA and Sage CT
AAT qualified or part ACCA qualified or possesses the desire to gain this qualification

Job Offer

On offer is a competitive salary plus the following benefits:
Up to 28 days holiday
Private health-care
Gym membership
Childcare vouchers
Free car parking
Stakeholder pension scheme and Auto Enrolment pension scheme