Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant Job Description

We’re not the average accountant – we merge traditional accounting with innovative thinking to add value to our clients’ businesses. This philosophy sets us apart; you’ll see it echoed in the people we employ and the products and services we offer.

We focus strongly on accounting for small to medium businesses in Putney, Fulham, Wimbledon, Chelsea, Richmond (and surrounding areas) and Central London. We provide a wide range of both financial and business support services, as well as individual advice for directors and high net worth individuals.

We are looking for an excellent candidate with good all-round experience or having studied subjects in accounts and finance. Working in a small team, you will be reporting into a qualified Accountant, assisting them on projects and day to day jobs.

Required skills:

  • Strong Excel skills;
  • Experience with any accounting software (Sage, Xero, QuickBooks and FreeAgent) is preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Good attention to detail, accuracy, problem-solving skills; and
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships.

Finally, the candidate should have ambitions to complete the ATT, CTA or ACCA qualifications.

The spectrum of work includes:

  • Preparation of Financial Accounts and Corporate Tax Returns
  • VAT Returns
  • Management Accounts
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • Self Assessment Tax Returns
  • In conjunction with principal/senior colleague:
    • Taxation consultancy;
    • Financial valuations and consultancy to include advising on management & sale of businesses