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- Highly successful local Practice are expanding
- Previous experience within a Firm of accountants is essential
About Our Client
Our client is a local Firm of Accountants with a wide client base including retailers, service companies, farmers, engineers, management and IT consultants, estate agents and professional clients such as dentists, opticians and solicitors.
They are a small accountancy firm where employees have the chance to show initiative and develop their career. They support individuals through relevant training courses to develop their knowledge and skills. This role will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with a number of clients and take day-to-day responsibility for all their accountancy requirements.
The Assistant Accountant role will include:
- Account preparation for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies including basic income tax and corporation tax work for the preparation of tax computations.
- Preparation of VAT returns
- Preparation of personal income tax returns and computation
- Work relating to CIS (Construction Industry Scheme)
- Please note this role does not involve any audit work.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate for this Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper role will have recent experience of working in practice and dealing with the demands of a busy workload. They will be used to working with a number of clients at a time and acting as their first point of contact via telephone and email. They will also be confident writing well worded letters. Excellent customer service skills are required coupled with a strong planning and organising ability. As part of a small team the successful applicant will need to demonstrate a can do approach and a desire to work with others to achieve a common goal.
In terms of technical ability, the successful applicant will have previous experience of basic income tax and corporate tax work, including preparation of tax computations. They will also have knowledge of VAT returns and ideally some previous experience of CIS. In addition they should be able to prepare personal income tax returns and computations.
What's on Offer
Our client is offering a competitive salary with car parking to the successful Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper. Hours of work are 8.45-5pm Monday to Friday, although some flexibility may be required at busy times.