Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Bolton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1267723365
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Leading accountancy practice - Bolton - Accounts Assistant - Up to £22,000 (DOE) + study

Your new firm
A modern and well-established accountancy practice that operate out of a modern and open plan offices are seeking an accounts assistant to complete accounts and bookkeeping for the firm. The firm are a close-knit team that offer accounts, audit, tax, VAT and payroll services and work with a variety of different clients. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in a variety of work with a friendly and progressive firm.

Your new role
In this Bolton based accounts assistant role you will be required to work closely with the firm's varied client base including limited companies, sole trader, partnerships and charities. The role will see you undertake bank reconciliations, prepare and submit VAT returns, prepare management accounts and maintain the sales and purchase ledgers for the client whilst bringing the accounts to trial balance; there would then be the opportunity to prepare full sets of accounts. You will be required to liaise with the clients on a daily basis via email and telephone and occasionally face to face in order to ensure all necessary documentation is provided.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in this Bolton based accounts job you will need to have worked in an accountancy practice setting previously or dealt with multiple clients. You will need to be able to work to strict deadlines, be self-motivated and have a good attention to detail. On top of this you should have good Microsoft excel skills, be personable, passionate and be able to work individually or as part of a team. The firm heavily Xero, Quickbooks and Sage Line 50 so any exposure with this software would be beneficial, however training will be provided.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity to work for a firm that offer a wide range of accounting services and deal with a variety of exciting clients. The firm are looking to offer up to £22,000 (DOE) for the successful candidate. On top of this you will receive 25 days holiday + bank, overtime paid, flexible working, TOIL, pension, free parking and study support.
What you need to do now
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