Accounts and Admin Assistant Job

In Oxfordshire

The Role

Ref: JO0000002039

  • Interim
  • Oxfordshire
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary: £17,000 - 20,000 + Benefits

Are you an enthusiastic Accounts Assistant with a can-do attitude looking to build on your existing accounting knowledge in practice?

Public Practice Recruitment are searching for a diligent Accounts Assistant to support a leading Oxfordshire Accountant. The perfect Accounts Assistant will be AAT Qualified with a minimum of 2-4 years’ experience of working in public practice and will work directly for an outstanding founding member of a growing and well-respected business.

Are you looking for a role with great variety, exposure to a unique client portfolio and with flexible working options?

Our client is a leading independent accountancy firm based in Oxfordshire, providing accountancy, taxation and payroll services to a portfolio of over 300 companies and is growing fast.   Their client list includes many fashion business, including elite models and fashion photographers as well as traditional SMEs, sole traders and partnerships. They are a friendly and efficient accountancy firm who take pride in delivering outstanding client communications and efficient service delivery.

This a great opportunity for a Junior Accountant or an existing Accounts Assistant who is hungry for a new and exciting challenge with flexible working and a fantastic work/life balance.  Working directly for the founding director this is a unique opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge from an outstanding individual about both the provision of Accountancy Services but also the secret to the success of running a superb business.

Responsibilities for the Accounts Assistant based in Oxfordshire Include:

  • Preparing the information received ready to be processed, checking for missing information up to trial balance
  • Attaching receipts and relevant bank statements
  • Entering sales and purchase invoices onto Sage 50 Accounts
  • Reconciling the bank
  • Printing relevant reports (i.e. Profit and Loss Account, Trial Balance, VAT Return, Nominal Ledger)
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Completing CIS returns on behalf of the client
  • Daily diary management
  • Keeping the database up to date
  • Liaising with HMRC
  • New client credit checks
  • Preparing holiday entitlement spreadsheets for payroll clients
  • Involvement of annual tax packs for clients
  • Involvement of annual updating of Taxwise Insurance for Clients

If you have an AAT Qualification and around 2 to 4 years’ experience of working in a Practice environment then this opportunity will be ideal for you.  The successful candidate will be easy to work with, get along well with Clients from a variety of backgrounds and be able to demonstrate excellent work management skills, attention to detail and superb numerical ability.

To find out about more Assistant Accountant jobs in Oxfordshire please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting within Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.

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