Accounts Assistants Wanted!

by | Sep 15, 2021 | 0 comments

We’re excited to be expanding our amazing Crediton and Teignmouth teams and are looking for experienced Accounts Assistants.

The positions are full-time, permanent & paid a competitive salary with benefits OTE £25k

Our next Smarter Stars will have backgrounds in accountancy with AAT or working towards AAT qualification & digital accounting software. Your responsibility will be to prepare client accounts at a level ready for review by Account Managers ensuring our high standards of client care are met. In return you will be welcomed to our independent, ambitious company with excellent prospects & opportunities to shine!

Accounts Assistant Job Description

Smarter Accounting is a fast growing accounting practice, as such we regularly take on new team members to support our clients and our existing team. We are looking to recruit an experienced, hard-working individuals preferably with careers in the accountancy practice sector to become part of the teams in the Teignmouth & Crediton offices and continue their pathway in accountancy and taxation.

Our wide range of clients means that our team benefits from working with an interesting mix of industries and types of business. These roles will be pivotal in the firm and we are looking to recruit people who have the ambition and potential to progress.

In this role your overall responsibility will be to prepare accounts with information provided by the client at a level ready for review by Account Managers, ensuring deadlines and proper accounting standards are met.

The candidate will assist the practice to fulfil the following duties, including:

  • Accounts Preparation for Limited companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships
  • Production of management accounts
  • Responsible for multiple monthly bookkeeping jobs
  • Tax computations & Tax Returns
  • VAT Returns
  • Payroll services
  • To follow all office procedures
  • Handle day to day enquiries and queries from clients

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional social skills
  • The ability to self-manage and work autonomously

Desirable Qualifications/Skills:

  • AAT Qualification, or working towards the AAT qualification
  • Previous experience in Xero and Quickbooks online software
  • Previous practice experience, although the right candidate from industry looking to move to the practice environment will be considered.

What we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package and study support package
  • Further training and development within the role
  • A challenge to your existing skill levels that will allow you to develop a broader based skill set
  • The opportunity to develop your career within a growing business that promotes its senior people from within its own ranks

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