Aston Jones | Accounts Assistant
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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Full Time, Permanent
Posted 10 months ago

My client provides a morally compliant, top class outsourced payroll service to both contractors and recruitment agencies. They work with both small and large multi-branch agencies to deliver a suite of payroll solutions. Due to growth they are now looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their vibrant team based in their Covid secure office in Frodsham.


Role responsibilities:

  • Dealing with daily accounts and bookkeeping duties
  • Helping in the preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Helping in the preparation of draft annual accounts to trial balance
  • Helping the accounting team with year end accounts and financial statements
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Completing and submitting VAT returns
  • Utilising cloud accounting software (Xero, Sage and QuickBooks)
  • Preparation of tax returns
  • Assisting senior management with any other accounting requirements


Essential requirements:

  • Minimum 12 months experience working as an Accounts Assistant
  • An accountancy qualification such as AAT or above would be desirable
  • IT literate and proficient with Cloud accounting software (Xero, Sage and QuickBooks)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Organised and methodical with strong numerical abilities
  • Able to work as part of a small, fun team!


What’s on offer:

  • Base salary from £18k to £19k depending upon experience
  • Vibrant, friendly office working environment!
  • Great location in Frodsham, close to public transport links
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm with occasional later hours during busy accounting periods
  • Ongoing training, development and support
  • Regular surprise treats and social activities
  • Regular team incentives and a host of other benefits that will be discussed at interview stage


This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing team of payroll professionals. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.


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Job Features

Job CategoryFinance
Salary£18000 - £19000 Per Year
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