Accounts Assistant (Accountancy Practice) in Beckenham, Kent, UK

Employer: Julie Rose Recruitment

Location: Beckenham, Kent, UK

Hours:

Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 per annum

Julie Rose Recruitment is looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant for an established accountants’ firm in Beckenham with experience of working with small and medium sized businesses - sole trader partnerships and limited companies.

This Accounts Assistant role is a full-time role, but our client could accommodate someone looking to work 3 or 4 days per week.

Duties for the Experienced Accounts Assistant:

  • To be responsible for a portfolio of businesses (sole traders, partnerships and limited companies) and possibly personal taxation clients.
  • To prepare management and annual accounts, corporate tax computations and personal tax returns.
  • To give advice on accounting matters, remuneration planning, etc.
  • To prepare board minutes and dividend vouchers for company clients.
  • To work with, and to report to, the client manager.

Personal skills required for the Experienced Accounts Assistant:

  • Someone with several years’ experience of dealing with small and medium businesses - sole trader, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Experienced in personal and company taxation would be desirable but is not essential.
  • Not necessarily qualified - but experience is essential.
  • A car owner/driver, willing to visit clients if required - all travel expenses to be fully reimbursed.
  • Some experience in business development and/or marketing would be useful but is not essential. Part of the senior’s role is to identify opportunities to benefit clients.
  • Software training given.

Other key details regarding the Experienced Accounts Assistant:

  • 5 weeks holiday a year (pro-rata for a part-time person).
  • Standard office hours are 9.15am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch.
  • Annual holiday allowance of 5 weeks, plus bank holidays. One extra day’s holiday at Christmas.
Required Skills:

Accounting Corporate Tax Limited Companies Management Accounts Tax

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