Accounts Assistant

Location Ilkley
Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25-£27,000
Contact name: Rosie Sinclair

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Job ref: 22074
Published: 28 days ago

Accounts Assistant (Accountancy Practice), Ilkley, £25,000-£27,000

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and ambitious Accounts Assistant to join an accountancy practice in Ilkley.

To be considered you will need to have at least 3 years’ experience within a recognised UK based firm of Accountants and have relevant knowledge of accounts production for sole traders and limited companies.



·        Assist with book-keeping and VAT preparation and review.

·        Assist with accounts and tax return preparation and review.

·        Scanning and organisation of client documentation.

·        Preparing accounts and tax returns.

·        Handling account queries.

·        Compiling and presenting financial and budget reports.

·        Ensuring financial statements and records comply with laws and regulations.

·        Ensuring records are accurate.

·        Preparation and analysis of client’s financial records, including data management, analysis, and consultation.

·        Liaising with HMRC



·        Proficient knowledge of personal tax and VAT.

·        Ideally be AAT qualified, part qualified or qualified by experience can also be considered

·        Experience of IRIS would be beneficial.

·        Working towards qualification and with solid practice experience.

·        Software Knowledge Xero, QuickBooks, Sage, IRIS

·        Strong excellent communication and IT skills

·        Ability to build client relationships.