Accounts Assistant - AAT

Coburg Banks Limited
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Assistant - AAT
Based in Knutsford, Cheshire
Salary: £17,500 - £18,500 dependent on experience

An independent accountancy practice based in Knutsford, Cheshire, is currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant. You would play an important role as part of a small team responsible for providing a full spectrum of accounting and financial advice to businesses of various sizes, from sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies.

The Role
Reporting to and working closely alongside the owner of the practice, you would be responsible for bookkeeping and VAT Returns for clients using Xero, TAS Books and Excel spreadsheets, plus assisting in the preparation of statutory accounts on behalf of a mixed portfolio of clients, ensuring all receive a top quality service in all respects. Work will include bank reconciliations, supplier reconciliations, VAT, PAYE & CIS reconciliations, preparation of accounts up to an extended trial balance, plus preparing management accounts, and you will receive comprehensive on the job training in all of this and more.

The Candidate
The role will suit newly AAT qualified candidates looking for an opportunity to develop their skills, however the company will also consider experienced bookkeepers with significant accounts preparation experience.

You will be a well organised individual, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail. This is a client-facing role so excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will be required. Good IT skills will also be required, (Excel and Xero ideal).

The Company
A trusted and respected chartered accountancy firm based in the heart of Cheshire, you would be joining a forward thinking regional business at a particularly exciting time.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Semi-Senior, Accountant, Junior Accountant, Bookkeeper, Accounts Officer, Finance Officer, Tax Accountant, AAT, ACA.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Knutsford, Cheshire, Northwich, Warrington, Altrincham, Stockport, Wilmslow, Macclesfield, Congleton, Sandbach, Winsford.