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Accounts Assistant

Posted 1 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Leading independent accountancy practice -central Lancaster - study and progression available

Your new firm
You will be joining one of the regions leading and largest independent firm of chartered accountants. This firm are a general practice who have multiple offices across the North West and who, following a period of significant growth, are now looking to appoint an Accounts assistant to their busy and dynamic team in Lancaster.

Your new role
As an Accounts Assistant, you will be required to work with a variety of clients including limited companies, sole traders and partnerships who have a large range of turnovers, from a few thousands through to multi million pound organisations. Your role will see you liaise on a daily basis with these clients, engaging with them via email and telephone as well as occasionally face to face. This Accounts Assistant position will involve preparing the year end accounts for a select portfolio of clients, ensuring all necessary documentation is provided as well as VAT returns, reconciliations and both monthly and quarterly management accounts.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to undertake this Accounts Assistant position you must have worked within an Accountancy Practice for at least a year previously. You will have experience of preparing year end accounts and ideally be able to use different IT and Accounting systems such as Sage, IRIS, Xero or Quickbooks. You should be able to communicate effectively with both colleagues and clients and you must be able to work to deadlines and targets.

What you'll get in return
In return this firm are offering a brilliant opportunity to join a highly successful team within a growing firm. You will be compensated with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes a pension and flexible benefits scheme. You will be working with a modern city centre firm whose offices are located close to public transport and popular commuter links.

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