Assistant Manager - Chartered Accountants

  • Job Reference: 11668A
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, excellent Holidays
  • Sector: Accountancy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Accountant (Assistant Manager) - Leicester.

salary circa £30k, up to £35k.

Our client, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants, seeks an experienced person to join its friendly team.
The Role
To produce and process accurate and timely figures, building effective working relationship with clients and colleagues, and assist in the continued success of the Firm.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
*Responsible for preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships, LLP's
*Preparation of VAT returns, bookkeeping, management accounts.
*Responsible for compiling statutory accounts and managing monthly accounts.
*Liaising with clients, acting as point of contact for enquiries.
*Support with Corporate and Personal tax issues and dealing with HMRC.
*Assisting with Audit assignments.
*Providing support to clients and colleagues, and other miscellaneous office administrative duties, as needed.

Person Specification
Education and Professional Qualifications
Essential - GCSE or equivalent qualification in Mathematics and English at Grade C / 4 or above Desirable - AAT level experience / qualification (or studying towards)

Experience / Training

Essential - 4 years + experience in an accountancy practice, including experience of Audit Essential - Experienced user of Xero / Quickbooks / Sage software
Essential - Experience & knowledge of VAT

Specific Aptitude and Abilities Essential - Customer / client focused Essential - Excellent attention to detail
Essential - Able to work to tight deadlines - well organised
Essential - Good communication skills including written communication Essential - Proactive approach and initiative

Interpersonal Skills
Essential - Good team experience
Essential - Able to earn respect from others

Special Factors Essential - Enthusiastic Essential - Reliable
Essential - A flexible approach to work

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