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Accounts Assistant

Posted 5 June by St Albans Accountancy - Public Practice Easy Apply Ended
Organisation Description

We are working with a very well established firm of chartered accountants based in Stevenage who are looking for an accounts assistant to join their team. Our client is well established in the local area and primarily serves Ltd companies, Sole traders & Partnerships with turnovers circa £8m plus. You will be joining a team of 14 and report directly in to a Senior manager within the firm. The office environment is friendly and they have an open plan office. Everyone helps out whee needed so someone with a can do attitude would be ideal for this position.

Job description

You will deal with a mixed variety of clients consisting of Ltd companies, Sole traders & partnerships with turnovers up to circa £8m. Main duties will include but not be limited to:

- Bookkeeping
- VAT returns
- Statutory Accounts preparation – experience of CCH Accounts Production software would be an advantage but not essential
- Management Accounts preparation
- Discussing and resolving accounts queries with clients
- Payroll preparation on Sage Line 50 Version 23 would be an advantage but not essential


- On site parking
- 1 hour lunch break
- Clear career progression
- Competitive salary

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have at least 2.5 to 3 years training in a small to medium size accountancy practice and will be either AAT qualified or able to demonstrate relevant skills gained by experience.

• Come from a smaller practice serving a similar sector of the accounts market to ourselves and have experience of:

- Sole traders
- Partnerships
- Limited companies (non-audit)

• Experience using Quickbooks, Xero, Sage Line 50 would be beneficial

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34634974

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