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Accounts Assistant

Job Title / Position: Accounts Assistant

Job Ref no: GemmaAccAsst

Branch Location: Northampton

Work Location: Northampton

Salary: 16,000 per annum, plus study support

Shifts / Hours: Permanent

Job Description:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an outgoing, dedicated and professional Accounts Assistant to join one of the UK’s longest standing firms of independent accountants, based in Northampton.

* Salary - 16,000 plus study support
* Free onsite parking
* 20 days Holiday plus bank holidays
* Annual company teambuilding event
* Company pension scheme

Purpose of role:
To have responsibility for the conduct of statutory accounts, management accounts, sole trader and partnership accounts, to provide payroll support, to complete P11d’s and tax computations and general accounting assistance within the department, as instructed by the partners and managers in accordance with the standards of the firm and profession and to contribute to the development of the firm.

Main responsibilities:
* Responsible for the accountancy process from planning through to completion either in charge or as part of a team.
* Day-to-day control of assignments to ensure that they are completed within the agreed timetable and budget and that a good working relationship is maintained with the client.
* Provide information necessary to support suggestions and recommendations to be included as business advisory comments in reports for the client.
* To identify opportunities to provide our clients with additional services.

Personal specification:
* Ideally AAT part qualified - minimum
* At least two years experience in a Practice environment, ideally having worked with a variety of clients with experience of planning and completion.
* Experience of providing on-the-job training to other staff members.
* IT literate, with experience of using electronic accounting packages.

Date Advertised: 06 February 2017

Date Closes: 31 March 2016

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Gemma Williams - please call 01604 970370 or email your CV to


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