Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £24,000 - £27,000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7118

    Job description:

    Our client, part of a network with over 400 locations across the UK, is seeking an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their business advisory services in Market Harborough. The ideal individual will have strong interpersonal skills and will work well in a small friendly team environment.

    Please note that this is an office-based role.


    Salary and benefits:

    • £24,000 – £27,000
    • Pension 5% employer / 5% employee
    • 23 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
    • AAT / ATT study support
    • Birthday off
    • Company sick pay


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Liaise with clients and regulatory government agencies i.e.., HMRC, Companies House and pension providers
    • Assist with the completion of personal tax return preparation
    • Assist with bookkeeping using accounting software
    • Assist with the preparation of VAT returns
    • Assist with the preparation of working papers (Income and expenditure)
    • Assist with management of auto-enrolment pensions
    • Assist with the onboarding of clients
    • General office administration including answering the phones, greeting clients and packaging cases to send to outsourcing partners


    Skills and experience required:

    • Minimum of 2 years previous experience within an accountancy practice with exposure to personal tax computations
    • AAT Qualified / Studying or QBE
    • Understanding of Karbon, Xero, TaxCalc, QuickBooks and Ignition is advantageous
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
    • Key attention to detail