NXTGEN are working with an established and expanding Chartered Accountants based in Ipswich to recruit a Accounts Assistant. This is a fantastic role for some who has experience working in a Accountancy practice and looking for a diverse role which will help develop their career. The successful candidate will be expected to support with preparing complex accounts for a variety of clients as well as tax and vat returns whilst answering client queries where needed. As Accounts Assistant you will also have the opportunity to support and mentor junior members of the team with the more complicated tasks.
Key responsibilities will include:
-Assist with the preparation of accounts for a variety of clients
-Support the preparation of Tax and Vat returns
-Develop excellent working relationships with clients
-Assist with junior team members answering queries and reviewing work where needed
-Support clients with ad hoc queries in a timely manner
The successful candidate will ideally be studying towards or hold their AAT qualification who also has a desire to progress their studies. Prior experience working within practice is essential for this role. Candidates will need to show excellent communication skills and have an eye for detail. You will also need to be competent using Excel and other Microsoft packages