Practice Accounts Assistant - Salisbury

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Salisbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1135575764
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice accounts assistant part qualified with Top 10 firm in Salisbury AAT Qualified

Your new firm
You will be working for the Salisbury office of this Top 10 Firm which has been established for over 25 years and has 14 partners/directors/associate directors and over 50 staff providing a unique blend of business and personal financial services including pensions and financial planning and advice on personal tax and trusts to a wide variety of sectors. From the Salisbury office, they provide a range of services to private clients (primarily in the agricultural & landed estates sectors) and small corporates (typically owner-managed or family-owned businesses).

Your new role
You will be responsible for preparing annual financial statements including statutory accounts, predominately under FRS102. This includes consolidated financial statements for our group clients.
You will be liaising with clients to undertake accounting work as required - both over telephone/e-mail and potentially occasional on-site client visits - and working closely with the audit and business tax teams to provide a seamless service to clients and ensure deadlines are met.
You will need to be prepared to share ideas about how best to operate the accounts preparation process in order to improve efficiencies for the firm.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be fully qualified AAT (or possibly part-qualified ACA or ACCA), or qualified by experience, with the ability to work independently but as part of a wider team.
You will be results orientated to meet and exceed client expectations, with a key focus on delivering high quality work that consistently meets internal and/or external client deadlines.
You will have a good understanding of new accounting standards and will ideally have prior experience of computerised accounting packages including cloud based software.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary commensurate with your skills and qualifications and a flexible benefits package that can be tailored to your individual circumstances.
Please note that this position does not come with a study support package.

What you need to do now
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