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Assistant Accountant

Location: SUTTON, SURREY Salary: 22000 - 24000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 14 days ago Reference: 3109990
An establised accountancy practice providing a complete accounting and business support service to sole traders, limited companies and partnerships which includes tax returns, annual accounts, payroll and bookkeeping.


The key duties of the post are as follows:

 Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and
    limited companies
 Preparation and review of self-assessment tax returns for
    sole traders, rental properties, individuals and partnerships
 Preparation of corporation tax computations for limited
    companies
 Preparation, review and submission of VAT returns
 Completion of on-line submissions to HMRC and
    Companies House
 Managing the processing of weekly/monthly payrolls and
    setting up auto enrolment schemes
 Setting up new businesses with Companies House and
    HMRC
 Provision of day to day business support to clients
 Organising and updating relevant data using various
   applications
 Answering telephone calls, dealing with enquiries and
   responding to queries in a timely, courteous and efficient
   manner and accurately logging information
 Establishing and maintaining a professional and friendly
   working relationship with clients, outsourced partners and
   colleagues


 Part qualified ACCA/ACA or AAT level 3/4
 2 years’ experience in practice
 Up-to-date tax and accounting knowledge
 Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
 Excellent numeracy skills
 Knowledge of accounting software – CCH, Moneysoft, Kashflow, QuickBooks
 A high degree of IT literacy and the ability to embrace new technology
 Excellent written and verbal communication with a customer service focus
 Excellent interpersonal skills
 Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines
 Experience of dealing with HMRC
 Working knowledge of payroll and auto enrolment procedures
 Organising and updating relevant data using various applications

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