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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Basic salary £25,000 / Monday - Friday 9:00-17:30 / 20 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays

Here is a great opportunity to join our dedicated and established accounts team within our Accountancy Practice working with a range of clients.

An exciting new position where you will join our growing firm of Chartered Accountants working closely with small to medium sized, owner managed businesses.

We deliver a professional, dynamic service therefore we are looking for an ambitious individual with a great work ethic.

The successful candidate will be one of a growing team of 7 dynamic accounts assistants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounts administration tasks

  • Completion of Ltd Co, Self Employed and Partnership accounts

  • Manage client reconciliations

  • Preparation of client tax returns

  • Post sales and purchase invoices into the account's software

  • Sales and Purchase Ledgers

  • Credit control and reconciliation

  • Compile Management accounts for Accountant

  • Balancing the GL (General ledger) and other associated activities with Finance team

  • End of year submissions

  • Supporting all internal and external audits

  • Work with the team to chase any outstanding invoices.

  • Deal with queries professionally and efficiently.

  • To maintain accurate records.

  • Uphold excellent customer service through telephone, email, and face-to-face communication.

  • General admin to include billing, scanning etc.

Essential Qualifications / Experience:

  • Proven knowledge with a minimum three years' experience

  • Good understanding of Xero and IRIS

  • Strong administration skills

  • Highly organised, with diary/inbox management experience

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Able to work independently with a high level of discretion and confidentiality

  • Able to effectively manage workload

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

  • A team player able to work on own initiative but comfortable to escalate and ask for direction when required.

  • Confident, bubbly, hardworking and willing to learn


  • Basic Salary up to £25,000 (depending on experience)

  • Monday to Friday, 09:00 -17:30 with an hour for lunch

  • 20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

  • Pension

  • Occupational health

  • Soft skills courses for employees

  • Office based with good links to public transport

If this position is of interest to you, please send us your CV through the link and one of our recruiters will give you a call for a confidential chat.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £24000 - £25000 per annum
  • Location: Birmingham, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: CV Bay Ltd
  • Contact: Louise Stockwin
  • Tel: +44(0)121 6511546
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-08-11 19:36:20 -

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