Accounts Assistant Vacancy, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Accounts Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Newark

The Accounts Assistant is responsible for the initial preparation of client accounts, management accounts, bookkeeping and VAT returns.

The key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant are to:

  • Prepare client accounts to part or final completion stage dependent on the complexity of the business, for approval.

  • Complete bookkeeping, management accounts and VAT returns. This may include travel to and working at clients’ premises.

  • Effectively manage client enquiries within their range of expertise and to refer to their line manager before any advice is given.

  • Consider any tax compliance issues or opportunities for cross selling of other group services when carrying out tasks.

  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with clients.

  • Respect client confidentiality and promptly report any concerns which may affect the firm’s client relationship e.g. money laundering, unethical business practice, complaints etc.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have achieved, or in the final year of completing, an AAT qualification or be qualified by experience.

  • Have basic knowledge of accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act.

  • Possess suitable IT skills to operate in-house programmes and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary.

  • Be able to actively manage their own workload, take responsibility for their own development and demonstrate effective inter-personal skills.

  • Have previous experience in an accounting practice.


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