Assistant Accountant

£19 - 25,000pa plus benefits 35 hours BGC-02049-AC Permanent

An excellent opportunity to join an entrepreneurial accountancy firm in the initial stages of their growth supporting the Director as an Assistant Accountant. Based on the western outskirts of Newcastle the firm have enjoyed great success over the last year and now require additional resource to continue with their high service levels.

With the Director managing the portfolio of clients, you will assist with the preparation of accounts for both sole trader and small limited company accounts. At a minimum you will hold 2 years of accountancy practical experience, preferably AAT Qualified and be able to prepare accounts to a trial balance stage. It would be desirable if applicants were able to complete to first review. The position will encompass a number of elements of general practice accounting, such as quarterly VAT returns, bookkeeping and tax returns, of which training will be given in the area of tax if required.

You will have worked with cloud based software such as Xero or Quickbooks and be comfortable working your way around excel.

The position is office based but does provide flexibility for you to work from home a couple of days each week.  There will be times you are in the office on your own for which you need to be comfortable with.

The firm is still in its infancy, providing a great opportunity to become involved in the strategic growth of the business. Future partnership is very much an option for those interested and keen to take on further responsibility in time.

Placing a high value on building a team, the firm offer full study support if desired to help you develop your theoretical knowledge, alongside a holiday allowance of 25 days which grows each year and a pension scheme which increases in employer contribution for each year of service, starting at 5%.

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