Assistant accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 20/08/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  aawf0602


We are recruiting an excellent opportunity for an experienced accounts professional to utilise their accounting experience and growth within the management accounts team. Our client requires an articulate bubbly individual who understands the importance of delivering a very high standard of customer service.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant:

  • Managing a portfolio of clients alongside and account manager and bookkeeper
  • Responding to all client queries, giving advice accordingly
  • Preparing VAT returns and management accounts for your portfolio of clients
  • Ensuring all VAT work is completed within deadlines
  • Using a variety of software applications to ensure a compliant and efficient service is provided
  • Assistance with clients' company payroll
  • Posting journals
  • Accounts Prep
  • Personal tax returns
  • Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Contacting clients to help them meet deadlines for information and approval
  • Assisting other team members where required


  • Numeric and analytical
  • Friendly, sociable
  • Polite professional
  • Articulate and confident communicator
  • AAT qualified, and, preferably started or intend to start ACCA

Salary & Benefits

  • £24,000 to £28,000 plus benefits

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