Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Hardy Recruitment
Location
Poole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1178106742
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant

Salary: Negotiable 18K - 25K DOE

Location: Poole, Dorset

Contracted Hours: Full Time

What we can offer you
  • Flexible working hours, where staff cover allows
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Working within a supportive and friendly team
  • On-site staff parking
  • Staff socials
  • Extended holiday allowance over the Christmas period
  • Relaxed working atmosphere

Job Description

Working independently on:
  • Requesting required paperwork/records from clients.
  • Chasing clients for outstanding paperwork/records.
  • Reviewing clients' records prior to commencement of bookkeeping to ensure essential documents received.
  • Entering clients' transactions onto Excel/Sage/Xero (and others), as appropriate.
  • Reconciling various control accounts, such as bank accounts, sales ledgers, purchase ledgers, etc.
  • Communicating with a number of clients regarding their bookkeeping affairs.
  • Completing and filing VAT returns.
  • Completing our client VAT files of VAT return workings .
  • Organising workload to ensure strict deadlines are met.
  • Maintaining organised and complete filing systems of clients' paperwork.
  • Communicating with HMRC VAT office when required.

To assist the accounts and bookkeeping teams with:
  • Preparing bank reconciliations and other control accounts as appropriate.
  • Assisting the accounts team with any VAT queries they may have when preparing the year end accounts or otherwise.

Any other tasks as directed by Accounts & Bookkeeping Manager or other colleagues as appropriate.
Person Specification
Essential
  • Bookkeeping for a variety of businesses
  • Preparing VAT returns for a variety of businesses
  • High level of competence in Excel and Sage Line 50
  • Detailed understanding of VAT Outputs and Inputs
  • Detailed understanding of correct treatment of different VAT schemes (Cash, Flat Rate)
  • Thorough knowledge of how to reconcile bank balances, sales ledgers, purchase ledgers.

Preferable (Not Essential)

Working in an office environment

Working as part of a bookkeeping team

High level of competence in Xero

Detailed understanding of how to handle

subcontractor payments/ CIS (Construction Industry Scheme)

If this Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant position sounds like the role for you Apply today send your CV below!

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