Junior Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Watford
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
10 May 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client are an established Accountancy practice who are based in the heart of Watford. Due to a period of growth they are seeking a Junior Accountant to join their friendly and collaborative team. You will be given great training and a fantastic career path, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package. The role of a Junior Accountant is extremely varied and busy and can offer you a career path in a practice environment which is forever changing and fast moving.

Client Details

My client are an established Practice/Business Services organisation who provide Payroll and advice to a number of large and medium sized organisations all over the UK. They are constantly acquiring new clients and businesses so are looking to grow their team during this exciting time. You will be part of a friendly team of Accountants who are very hands on and are happy to train and further your career.

Description

As a Junior Accountant your role will involve -

  • Looking after your own portfolio of clients
  • Preparing VAT returns for your limited company clients
  • Assisting the Bookkeeper and other managers when needed
  • Assisting with Management Accountants
  • Responding to client queries in a timely manner
  • Assisting with Payroll if and when required
  • Setting up new clients on the system
  • Dealing with bank applications, VAT
  • Filing of company records including Annual returns, company accounts
  • Ad hoc reporting

Profile

As a Junior Accountant you will ideally have the following background/Attributes

  • An excellent telephone manner and the ability to liase with clients over the phone
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ideally an AAT Studier however this is not essential
  • A background within an Accountancy practice is desired not essential
  • Great organisation skills and attention to detail

Job Offer

What is on offer -

  • The opportunity to work for a fantastic growing organisation who are well known within their industry
  • A progressive career path
  • Friendly working environment, you will be given training by Managers and the chance to learn new skills along the way
  • Competitive salary of £18,000 - £20,000
  • Good benefits package