Assistant Accountant

Interaction Recruitment
Cambridgeshire, UK
14 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Interaction Recruitment have the pleasure to be working with an industry leading accountancy practice who are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their Business Services Team. The Business services team covers a wide variety of sectors such as manufacturing, construction, and technology businesses, professional firms, medical practices, charities and farms. This will enable the company to offer the successful candidate exposure to a wide portfolio of sectors.

This position will predominantly involve preparing financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, along with corporation and personal tax compliance. There will also be some bookkeeping work and preparation of VAT returns for clients. Some of the duties may be carried out at clients premises so a full clean driving licence will be necessary.

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:

·Will have good academic results with a minimum C grade GCSE in Mathematics and English (or equivalent).
·Will be part (minimum level 3) or fully AAT qualified, or qualified by experience to a comparable standard, with a high level of IT proficiency and the ability to use various packages, in particular: MS Office (Word, Excel), Sage Line 50, Xero and Quickbooks. Familiarity with CCH software would be useful.
·You may be looking to embark on or continue with the ICAEW/ACCA qualification, although this is not essential.
·Will have previous involvement in accounts preparation work, the production of management and other accounts, along with an understanding and experience of personal and corporate tax. Basic bookkeeping skills, along with experience in payroll, and the preparation of VAT returns, would be helpful, but not essential.
·It is essential that you have recent previous experience within a UK accountancy practice environment.

If you would like to be considered for this position then please feel free to submit your CV for review

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