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AAT Qualified Practice Accounts Assistant

£18k - £23k dependant upon experience

Job description

Ascendant recruitment are working with a new client who are recruiting an AAT Qualified practice accounts assistant on a full time basis. Due to expansion in the company my client has now opened and office in the Chesham area and looking for candidates who have the ability to work from both sites as well as the option to work flexible from home too.

The ideal candidate will have a practice background and must be AAT qualified or ACCA Part Qualified You should also be flexible and have the ability to work from 2 different offices dependant upon which clients you are meeting. The offices are based in Aylesbury and Chesham (Chesham being the newest office).

The company offers the advantage of working from home as they have a fantastic cloud system that allows you to do this.

Role Requirements:

  • Preparation of year-end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Calculating Corporation Tax liabilities including CT600s
  • Preparation of Self-Assessment Returns and calculation of Capital Gains Tax.
  • Preparation of CIS, VAT returns and Bookkeeping
  • Raising invoices and writing letters to clients and HMRC.
  • Maintaining up-to-date trial balances and reconciliations.
  • Assisting on audits and performing substantive testing.
  • Verifying sub-contractors and advising clients of CIS rules and registration.
  • Preparation of monthly payrolls including RTI submissions.
  • Client correspondence, assisting clients with various queries.
  • Streamlining clients’ business/ accounting processes
  • Ad-hoc administration work.
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships

Familiar and can work on various accounting platforms: IRIS, SAGE, VT, ACT, Xero, TaxCalc

Please apply today!

Due to the high number of quality roles we are working upon, we may not be able to call you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible, and if you are shortlisted by our client we will call you within 48 hours. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent, typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!


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