Assistant Accountant


  • £20000 - £24000 per annum
  • Posted: 15/09/2017
  • London wc1a 2qs London
  • Job Ref: assistantaccountant
  • Permanent

Job Details

A specialist accountancy firm that provides umbrella solutions to contractors and limited companies is currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant. The successful candidate will be a hard working individual with a can-do attitude that wants to join a successful team, learn new skills and add value.

This is full-time permanent role based in the London Bridge area.

Salary is paying between £20,000 - £24,000 per annum + benefits

This role offers further training to include payroll and accounts production

Core duties of the Assistant Accountant:

- Dealing with clients via email and telephone, ensuring all enquires are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner
- Processing invoices, expenses and bank transactions
- Preparing and filing VAT returns
- Updating the records system
- Chasing up missing information via email and telephone
- Assisting with the data migration from Sage 50 to Freeagent
- Other ad-hoc duties

Skills and experience required of the Assistant Accountant:

- Office background with accountancy experience desirable
- Working knowledge of Sage 50 accounting and Sage accounts production
- Computer literate with strong experience of Microsoft Office; Word and Excel
- Enthusiastic "hands on" approach
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to learn quickly