Accounts Assistant

England, London
Aug 25, 2020
Sep 22, 2020
Jamie Todd
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

My client are looking for an accounts assistant to join there 6-person account manager team. Working under the supervision of there managing director, the account manager will spend their time bookkeeping, preparing management accounts, making payments and running payroll for clients and talking to clients every day.

Client Details

My client was started in 2004 and over the last 14 years has grown to a turnover of around £1m and employs 17 people. There clients are mostly based in London and have turnover from around £100k - £7m. Clients include tech start-ups, PR companies, recruitment businesses and Charities.

All there staff are great communicators, who are comfortable sending emails, speaking on the phone or meeting clients in person. Specifically, they are looking for account managers who can communicate in plain English to clients without using accounting jargon.



Required experience includes:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Knowledge of Xero
  • Running Payroll
  • Preparing of VAT returns for business


Required skills:

  • High levels of written and spoken English.
  • Communication with clients in plain English with no accounting jargon. You must be able to communicate in a way that makes clients valued, respected and puts them at ease.
  • Experience of building professional relationships with clients.

Job Offer

  • £20 per month towards mobile phone expenses.
  • £350 per year training budget.
  • flexible working hours.
  • Costco membership.
  • Perkbox membership and 3% company contribution to pension.
  • 20 days holiday (not including bank holidays), plus office closes for 3 days between Christmas and New Years.
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