Assistant Accountant / Bookkeeper

Goodier, Smith & Watts Ltd
Borehamwood, UK
23 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A small friendly independent firm, based in Borehamwood are looking to recruit amotivated, driven and experienced (at least 24 months) Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant who could be AAT/ACCA/part qualified or qualified by experience, to join their growing team. The successful candidate must be proficient on Microsoft products, including Excel, and have bookkeeping experience with Sage and/or Xero.

Job Role

The successful candidate will have experience, although not be an expert in all aspects of work within a small Accountancy practice. The role will be to serve a portfolio of clients who require bookkeeping, VAT, payroll services, management accounts and accounts preparation. The role includes:
  • Preparation of accounts for Limited companies, partnerships and sole traders.
  • Using accounting software to create and finalise Accounts.
  • The completion of Tax Returns and VAT Returns.
  • Completing PAYE records including associated documentation.
  • Carrying out bookkeeping duties at our offices and client's premises.
  • Preparing management accounts, including reconciling bank balances, sales and purchase ledgers.
  • Participating in audits.
  • Liaise with HMRC on behalf of clients.
  • Liaise with clients regarding their financial and accounting affairs.

The Candidate
  • Experience within an accountancy practice/division.
  • Excellent IT Skills in Microsoft Office/Excel applications.
  • Motivated and looking to further their career in accountancy.
  • Good communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your career in a company that is registered as a training office by both ICAEW and ACCA. The company offers a great working environment and this is a genuine fantastic long term opportunity for the right candidate.

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