Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Galaxy Personnel
Location
Norwich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
1230198312
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant Salary Competitive Full time hours 37.5 Norwich, Norfolk.An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant to join our clients' accounts practice. The successful candidate will assist in the preparation of accounts and tax returns for companies, partnerships and sole traders, primarily for medical professionals and practices. They will work closely with senior members of the team and deliver this work to a high standard. You will possess strong core technical skills and have a desire to develop these further; in particular with regard to partnership and company accounts and personal tax.Key skills: • Great organisational skills in order to manage your workload and tasks in order to meet deadlines. • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and other members of the firm. • Excellent communication skills (written and oral). • To be proactive in identifying practical solutions to internal and client issues. • To be able to operate at a high level of confidentiality. • Ability to solve complex technical problems. • Excellent customer service skills. In return you will have support to establish your career with the practice at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally. Here are just some of the other benefits we offer:• Flexible benefits including Cycle to Work Scheme, pension salary exchange, holiday purchase, discounted gym membership, on-line benefits platform with healthcare, retail and leisure offers and discounts • Regular sports and social events and team activities • Award winning wellbeing programme that includes charity events, dress down days, holistic therapies, pension investment advice, monthly wellbeing newsletter, webinars and dedicated Wellbeing Champions at every office The following skills are required:-Technical Competence • Prepare complex sets of accounts and tax computations with minimal input from others. • Prepare specialist reports and forms. • Prepare and submit self-assessment and capital gains returns with minimal review points where applicable. • Be able to work within budgets and meet deadlines. • Demonstrate an ability to solve complex technical problems, using analytical tools and information from multiple sources. • Coach junior staff on more complex jobs. • Manage your own and the workload of those you are supervising, showing an ability to monitor deadlines both internally and externally. • Behavioural Competence • Uphold the reputation of the firm in your interactions with clients, potential clients, referrers, contacts and others that you meet. • Be able to evaluate risk in order to ensure the reliability and integrity of data. • Exercise ethical judgement to show an even handed and tolerant approach to all circumstances. • Develop the skills to provide constructive and timely feedback to junior staff. • Have high standards for your performance which you are proud of and will follow. • Be a good role model to others within the team. Additional qualifications and Experience You will be AAT qualified and/or part ACA/ACCA qualified, and have a minimum of 2 years' experience within an accounts role in practice. You will need to competently use Microsoft packages, internet, email and accounting software packages. Experience within the medical sector and an understanding of the NHS Pension Scheme is desirable but not necessary. This is an excellent opportunity to join an enthusiastic and rapidly expanding team and progress your career!For more information or to be considered for the role please apply today with your most recent CV to Cassy at Galaxy Personnel Ltd. Personnel Ltd retains information from their applicants, so that we can monitor our recruitment process, ensure compliance with the Equal Opportunities policy, and when appropriate send you details of future job opportunities. We keep your name and address, and details of your application. If you do not want us to do this please contact us on 01842 820409.

Skills Required

Accounts, Tax, Budgets, meet deadlines, problem solving, Excel,

Qualifications Required

AAT, ACA, ACCA, at least 2 years practice experience,

Keywords

Accounts, Tax, Budgets, meet deadlines, problem solving, AAT, ACA, ACCA, at least 2 years practice experience,

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