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Accounts Assistant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Shropshire, Whitchurch
GBP23000.0 - GBP25000.0 per annum + £23,000 - £25,000 DPE
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
We are delighted to represent an established practice with over 50 years' of experience providing services to a variety of local small to medium-sized businesses across a range of industries including retailers, manufacturers and commercial services, encompassing sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies. This firm offers a wide range of accountancy and business advisory services, including bookkeeping, audit, payroll, tax compliance, and business advice. This practice is looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their highly experienced team.

Your new role

As Account Assistant, you will join a highly skilled and supportive team. Your day-to-day duties will cover basic bookkeeping, working on a range of clients from sole traders and partnerships, as well as limited companies. You will assist the team with the preparation of accounts, completing personal tax returns, VAT returns and working with multiple software, such as Sage and QuickBooks.

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience in the preparation of accounts for a range of clients from differing industries as well as experience working with software, specifically Sage and Quickbooks. This candidate will ideally be AAT qualified or have equivalent experience. Organisational skills and ability to manage your time independently will make you an excellent candidate for this role.

What you'll get in return

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary between £23,000 and £25,000 dependent on experience. You will be able to work part-time hours from 2-3 days and have a flexible working pattern that suits you. You will be working as part of a highly skilled and experienced team who will be able to provide you with support and guidance as you progress in your career. You will also have access to a competitive firm wide benefits package including holidays, pension contributions, and parking.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

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  • Senior Finance – Qualified
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