Accounts Assistant

Reed Accountancy
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My prestigious client is currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join their well established  practice based in the Lancaster area. 
The successful candidate will be working alongside the accounts senior team members to assist in the completion of accountancy assignments whilst continuing to build and develop client relationships.

The chosen candidate will demonstrate the following in their CV: 

• Preparation of statutory and management accounts from clients records
• Preparation of files for review by manager/supervisors
• Assisting supervisors/managers in completion of larger assignments
• Deal with a range of clients including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and not-for-profit organisations
• Deal with limited companies up to the audit thresholds
• Liaise with clients during assignments 
• Take control of small clients including planning and close-out
• Liaise with and report to manager and supervisor with respect to job commencement, progress and finalisation, where required
• Undertake training as necessary to acquire skills required to fulfill responsibilities as above
• Be capable of budgeting assignments and working to budget
• Work to tight deadlines
• To be able to review work performed by other members of staff and assist with training and development of junior staff

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes: 

• AAT partly qualified (would consider fully qualified)
• Preparation of cash flow forecasts
• Knowledge of accounting software, e.g. Sage 50
• Some knowledge of corporation and personal tax

My client is looking to arrange interviews week for the week commencing 27th March - Apply now to be considered!

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