Assistant Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Preston, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Leading firm of Chartered Accountants seek an experienced Accountant in their Preston office

Your new firm
You will be joining a leading firm of Chartered Accountants who provide a range of expert financial and business advice services that enable organisations to grow and create wealth for their owners. They have multiple offices across the North West, and they are seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their Accounts department team in Preston.

Your new role
As an Assistant Accountant you will be required to work with a variety of clients including limited companies, partnerships and sole traders with turnovers ranging from a few thousand through to the millions. Your role will see you liaise on a daily basis with clients, engaging with them via email and telephone as well as face to face. This Assistant Accountant job will involve preparing year-end accounts through to partner review ensuring all necessary documentation is provided, tax computations and may include some management accounts.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to undertake this accounts position you must have worked within an Accountancy Practice for at least a couple of years previously. You will have experience of preparing year end accounts and ideally be qualified, AAT qualified or qualified by experience. The firm strives themselves upon their client-focused approach, therefore you will need to possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You must be able to work to deadlines, targets and be able to prioritise work. The firm need an experienced individual who will be able to work the role autonomously with little support.

What you'll get in return
This is a great job opportunity for you to join one of the leading accountancy practices in the North West, the firm would be able to offer you a great variety of clients and support in your day to day role. The firm are looking to pay a competitive salary dependant on your experience of up to £26,000 (DOE). On top of this they are offering a competitive holiday package, pension and paid for social events. They are a friendly close-knit team that work in modern offices; this accounts job will enable a healthy work life balance.

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