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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Naomi Leugs

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Accounts Assistant


Salary £18,000 - £TBA

Salary dependent on experience and qualifications

Our client is continuing to expand their team and are now looking for an enthusiastic accounts Assistant to join their small friendly team. The successful candidate will be confident in assisting with the accounting and tax requirements for SME's.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Preparing statutory accounts for Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships, Individuals, Trusts and Charities
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly bookkeeping files as required, this includes analysing manual records and reconciling control accounts
  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparing corporation tax computations and corporation tax returns
  • Preparing personal tax computations and personal tax returns
  • Liaising with H M Revenue & Customs and Companies House on behalf of clients
  • Assisting with adhoc duties including general administrative tasks where required
  • Reporting direct to the manager/partner. All work to be reviewed by the manager/partner

Experience/ requirements:

Accountancy practice experience is essential (2 years minimum)

CCH, Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel all essential

Full UK Driving Licence - may occasionally be required to travel to other local offices.

Job type:

Full-time position Mon-Fri 09:00 - 17:00

Study support (to be provided upon successfully completing the 6 month probationary period)

25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)


AAT Qualified (minimum)


  • Organised
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail

If you feel that you have the skills and experience that our client is looking for then please get in touch with Naomi asap.