accounts assistant - accountancy practice in london

posted
21 February 2019
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
permanent
salary
£ 18,000 - £ 20,000 per year
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posted
location
london
specialism
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
Accountant
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 18,000 - £ 20,000 per year
experience
nq
reference number
MJ65274
contact
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
phone
02077866923
apply now

job description

Key Accountabilities

(graduate studying towards AAT who has proven accounting & bookkeeping experience of:



* Working within an Accountancy Practice *Distinct advantage*
* Preparation of bookkeeping from source records up to trial balance accounts
* Preparation of self assessment tax computations and returns;
* Understanding of taxation & HMRC requirements
* All round bookkeeping & reconciliations expertise;
* Quarterly VAT returns; Payroll RTI Submissions
* Prepare management reports for clients to assist in client meetings and show value added from the firm
* Assistance with ad-hoc work as required of a small business;
* Strong confident communication skills to liaise with clients and third parties queries;
* Working experience of Xero; Quickbooks; Taxation Software.

Personal Qualities:



* Strong all round accounting skills;
* Strong IT skills including Excel, Word and accounting software;
* Strong concentration; organisation & prioritisation skills, with attention to detail;
* Manage your time and prioritise your workload effectively
* Numerate and have a passion for working with numbers;
* Confident communicator and a professional manner with clients
* Diplomatic, Assertive and Professional attitude in all aspects of your work
* Work both unsupervised as well as part of a small team.
* You should be well presented and punctual
* A 'can do' attitude with the desire to help progress the business
* Willing to work additional hours during peak periods.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

skills

vat returns

qualification

acca

educational requirements

secondary school