Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Burnley
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Burnley (Free parking) - Accounts Assistant with study support if required - well established practice

Your new firm
A firm that has been established for over 60 years who have excellent client relationships in the local and surrounding areas are seeking a bright new Accounts Assistant for new modern office in Burnley. Due to sustained growth, ambitious plans and increasing volumes of work they are looking for an individual who would sit in their Accounts department. This is an excellent job opportunity for someone who is looking to progress with their career in practice. This firm offers a wide range of services including bookkeeping/management accounts, accounts, tax and audit.

Your new role
As an Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for preparing year-end accounts through to partner review for a broad range of clients including limited companies, partnerships and sole traders with the relevant tax computations. This role will include some bookkeeping duties, preparing quarterly VAT returns and potentially some management accounts. This is a great practice to work for who have ambitious plans to get involved with more advisory work; you will be tasked with liaising and building relationships with multiple clients.

What you'll need to succeed
The firm are looking for an engaging individual that has ideally had around 1year+ experience working in an accountancy practice. The Accounts department you would be working in is a fast paced environment, you will need to be able to work quickly and efficiently to ensure you meet multiple deadlines. As you would be liaising with clients you will need to possess both strong interpersonal and communication skills. You should ideally be able to prepare year-end accounts through to partner review although any experience in practice would also be considered favourably.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent job opportunity for an ambitious individual to really excel their career in practice with a firm that would offer great exposure with clients, training and development. If successful you would join a reputable firm that could offer a salary of up to £22,000 (DOE). They are also offering full study support, a holiday package of 25 days plus bank holidays, free parking, 35 hour working week with flexible working and 5% employer contribution pension. They are a sociable close knit team that have recently moved into new modern offices that span over two floors. This would be a really exciting time to join the firm as they have ambitious plans with the implementation of making tax digital.

What you need to do now
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