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Winchester 01962 865 152

Bookkeeping & Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Winchester, Hampshire

  • Salary

    £22,000 to £28,000

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    JO0000001859

Bookkeeping & Accounts Assistant
Our Client, a leading firm of chartered accountants and business advisers are seeking an Accounts Assistant to assist the Business services team in providing bookkeeping, accounts preparation and VAT returns service to our clients. You will produce and review VAT returns and management information on a timely basis to support client management teams and enable senior staff to fulfil their role to advise on accounts and tax matters throughout the year.  
Main duties:
Your main duties will be to undertake bookkeeping for clients using a variety of systems including Xero, QuickBooks, Sage, excel for bookkeeping and CCH for accounts preparation. The role will involve accounts preparation work and tax computations for simple cases including companies, partnerships and sole traders. You will complete bookkeeping and VAT returns, and maintain reconciled trial balances and review bookkeeping and VAT returns prepared by a client. The role will also require you to prepare management accounts, for review by more senior staff and discussing results with the client.
Person Specification
In order to be successful, you will be qualified, or qualified by experience bookkeeper with a practice background that can demonstrate a professional and approachable manner, with a flexible approach to work whilst demonstrating initiative and working as part of a team. You will be used to working to budget and achieving targets for chargeable hours and demonstrate the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients.
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