Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant (16 views)

TaxAssist Accountants are the largest network of accountants, currently working from over 300 locations throughout the UK. We are a Times top 25 accountancy company which is owned by the franchisees and managers.

We focus our accountancy skills specifically on small business and individual taxpayers to over 80,000 clients. We specialise in providing accountancy services, tax returns, payroll, bookkeeping, tax savings, and tax advice to our clients – Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies and Personal Taxpayers. We have established processes in place, along with access to excellent ongoing training and technical support in all aspects of the role. We focus on utilising technology and enjoy using cutting edge apps and cloud-based software to better service our clients.

We are looking for a Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant to join our expanding accountancy practice located in Stratford. Our work is varied and interesting and we provide a friendly, flexible, and proactive all year-round service to small businesses and individuals in the local area.

THE ROLE

A varied workload with a diverse client base including local businesses and individuals Opportunities to liaise with clients at all levels and manage a portfolio of clients Opportunity to develop the practice, assist staff and enhance processes and systems Develop marketing leading services with latest practice software Opportunity to meet potential new clients

Duties and Responsibilities of the Role: The key duties of the post are as follows: General bookkeeping duties Communicate and liaise verbally and in writing between clients/visitors/enquirers and staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility Plus other duties consistent with the grade as directed.

Candidate Profile:

Suitable candidates must have: Minimum of three years bookkeeping experience Excellent communication skills and demonstrate an enthusiastic, customer-focused approach A proactive, positive and self-motivated attitude with a problem-solving mindset Strong IT skills, with experience in practice software, including QuickBooks, Xero and Dext The ability to adapt to new software, systems and regulatory changes Ability to take responsibility for all aspects of technical work

Benefits

Salary negotiable depending on experience Flexible working by agreement Company pension scheme Health Assured employee well-being service Access to training and CPD to expand your skills and technical knowledge