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Accounts Assistant

Posted 7 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Accountancy Practice - Wilmslow - Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper

Your new company
You will be working within a firm of chartered accountants who have been established for a number of years and have an excellent reputation in the local area. The firm offer a range of services to their clients including Payroll, Tax, Bookkeeping and Accounts preparation. They are now looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant or Bookkeeper to their ever growing team based in the centre of Wilmslow.

Your new role
As an Accounts Assistant you will be required to work with a portfolio of clients made up predominately of limited companies but come from a wide range of industries. You will prepare the bookkeeping, undertaking bank reconciliations, VAT returns and sales and purchase ledger as well as preparing the accounts for manager review. Over time your role will see you take on more and more complex accounts giving you the opportunity to really develop your knowledge. Your role may also see you assist in the Payroll team when necessary.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to undertake this role you must have at least a years previous experience working within a firm of accountants. You should have been working within a similar role previously and ideally have used Sage to produce the accounts and run the payroll. You will be able to communicate with both colleagues and clients effectively and should be able to work under limited supervision, to deadlines and targets.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package inclusive of full ACA study support should this be required. The firm work Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:30 and on Friday finish at 16:00, you will be entitled to 22 days holiday + your birthday off + bank holidays and the firm close between Christmas and New Year. The company pension is also an added benefit to working here as well as various social events throughout the year.

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