Accounts Assistant

Ginger Recruitment
Burnley, UK
07 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Location: Burnley, Lancashire
Salary: circa. GBP22,000

Have you got experience working for an accountancy practice? Have you got superb communication skills?

Well, our client is a vibrant and dynamic firm of Chartered Accountants based in Burnley. As a business, they have ambitious growth and acquisition plans.

This progressive organisation is constantly expanding their client base, therefore, due to growth, they are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant.

The successful Accounts Assistant will be responsible for updating clients accounting records, as well as dealing with ad-hoc accounting and tax work for clients when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, dynamic firm of accountants who will support you with your studies and help you further your career. Does this sound like the perfect job for you? Then apply below!

Accounts Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Updating clients accounting records
- Working closely with practice managers to handle client queries
- Preparation of accounts, up to trial balance, for a portfolio of 200 sole traders
- Preparation of small limited company accounts
- Preparation of VAT Returns including partial exemption calculations
- Dealing with ad-hoc accounting and tax work for clients when required

The ideal Accounts Assistant will have:
- Be familiar with Quickbooks or another cloud accounting software
- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills as there will be contact with clients at all levels
- Have two or more years of practice experience

So, If you feel you have the attributes and technical competencies for this Accounts Assistant role, then please email your CV to or speak with Sam directly on 01200 430 100.

Ginger Recruitment is an independent North-West recruitment consultancy, based in Ribchester. Servicing businesses across the Ribble Valley, Lancashire & the UK, we aim to build long-term relationships with clients and candidates to help find the right person for the vacancy. So, if its the next step on the career ladder or a complete career change, Ginger Recruitment can help. We recruit for a variety of businesses across the UK in a variety of sectors, so if you are looking for a new position then give us a call for an informal chat. One of our experienced REC qualified recruitment team can advise you on our current vacancies as well as any other recruitment enquiries you may have.

By submitting your CV to Ginger Recruitment Services Ltd (GRSL), you are consenting to GRSL providing you with recruitment services as an agency defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and authorising GRSL to work seek on your behalf. You are consenting to your CV being forwarded to clients via electronic mail. You are also giving your consent to your personal data being included on a computerised database and its use in order to secure employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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