Accounts Assistant – AAT
Based in Chelmsford
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
As one of the UK’s leading independent professional services companies we are currently looking to recruit an intelligent and ambitious Accounts Assistant for our Chelmsford office. As part of the Accounting & Financial Reporting team, you would be tasked with assisting in the execution of client assignments, delivering value by providing a consistently high standard of work.
If you are looking for the next step in your accountancy career and interested in developing your skills and experience at a market leading business then this role will meet and exceed your expectations. You would assist the AFR team in the preparation of accounts and tax returns and production of management information on behalf of a range of clients. You will be expected to complete all accounting and advisory work in accordance with deadlines set within the client service level agreement, building effective client relationships and dealing with queries accurately and efficiently.
The ideal candidate for the role will have experience working as part of a high volume and fast paced accounts team. You will ideally be AAT qualified looking to progress to ACA, which the company would support. Experience working within an accountancy practice environment would also be a distinct advantage.
You will be a well organised individual, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail. This is a client-facing role so excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will be required. Good IT skills will also be required (Excel and Sage).
With almost 3500 partners and staff across 35 offices generating a fee income of over £300 million, and having recently undergone an exciting rebrand, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly interesting time.
The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Semi-Senior, Accountant, Junior Accountant, Accounts Officer, Finance Officer, Tax Accountant, AAT, ACA.
This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Chelmsford, Essex, Basildon, Braintree, Colchester, Southend-on-Sea, Brentwood, Romford, Bishop’s Stortford, Billericay, Wickford, Rayleigh.