Assistant Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Bath, UK
11 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Competitive salary + benefits including flexible working/scope for part-time hours

Robert Half are working with an established practice in Bath who is looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking Assistant Accountant to join them, due to a team restructure. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and confidnent individual who is looking to grow in a very laid back environment.

The Company

Their office culture is non-corporate, non-hierarchical and relaxed yet they are looking for a confident individual to drive their new vision forward as they have recently gone through a period of restructure and change. You will be joining a team of enthusiastic and driven colleagues so looking for a like-minded individual.

This is a new role that's been created, therefore this role could encompass many things depending on the candidate. However the basics would be:
  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and LLPs
  • Preparation of CT computations
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Liaising with clients (going to their premises)
  • Sound knowledge of excel, Xero, Quickbooks, SAGE etc would be preferred
  • Knowledge of IRIS accounts software would be an advantage but not essential

Person spec:
  • Current or previous experience of working in a practice
  • Well-versed in accounts production, previous experience in a similar role
  • ACA/ACCA would be highly advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced IT and Excel skills
  • Happy to muck into a wide range of tasks
  • Comfortable and experienced with working with different levels
  • A positive attitude and forward-thinking.

Benefits include:
  • Laid back environment who promotes work/life balance
  • Are proud of creating a benefits packages based on what their staff want
  • Have regular socials
  • Being able to choose the role and progression path that you want, whether that's the technical work, client facing, advisory and business partner including whatever field including the world of technology, project managing if that's your niche
  • Study support if wanted
  • Market competitive salary
  • Flexible working and hours

Interviews will be held ASAP so please don't delay in applying!

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