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Accounts Assistant

Your Talent Solutions Ltd
Holbeck, Leeds, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, CIMA
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Accounts Assistant

Create a positive impact in a growing accountancy team, based in Leeds. Salary £24-£28k

About the Company

Our client is recognised as one of the leaders in their field, they are known internationally for their work and the impact this work has across the 100 countries they operate in. They are known for quality, performance, and exceptional results. Your opportunity is to join them as an Accounts Semi Senior and as part of a team you will build bespoke solutions across a range of disciplines, according to client needs, from preparing annual statutory and management accounts to comprehensive fully bespoke solutions.

About the Role

Our client has enjoyed significant growth over the last three years across all areas of their UK teams and works to support their clients to better run their finance functions, understand their financial position and performance, and to ensure they are compliant with changing accounting and tax legislation

As Accounts Semi Senior you will have the opportunity to advance your knowledge, develop your technical skills, and put this into practice as part of a successful team of more than 250 professionals growing across all areas including cloud accounting, payroll, financial reporting and company secretarial. Working daily with SME's, entrepreneurial and private clients and larger organisations based both in the UK and Internationally from a range of sectors including manufacturing, service industry, education sector and retail.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of statutory accounts for clients, including consolidated accounts and consolidation workings.
  • To be part of a team of expert advisors who build bespoke solutions across a range of disciplines, according to client needs.
  • Financial accounting.
  • Building strong working relationships with the client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly.
  • Liaising with other departments for specialist advice.
  • Reporting in a timely and accurate manner to client queries.
  • Keeping managers informed of case progress and any issues arising.
  • Raising the profile of the firm by ensuring clients are fully satisfied by the service and support they receive and that they are aware of all other services.
  • Ensure standards and procedures maintained by whole team.
  • Mentoring, supervising and training colleagues.
  • Providing constructive feedback for the completion of team member performance appraisals.
  • Responding to the needs of clients and team members.
  • Assisting with business development by working with Accounting and Outsourcing colleagues and colleagues in other service lines.
  • Identifying and capitalising on opportunities and prospects for new work.
  • Assesses and produces high quality work in line with the Firm's policy and processes, meeting relevant regulatory requirements.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • ACCA or ACA part qualified with excellent broad practical accounting and statutory financial statements preparation experience.
  • People management skills with a passion for working as part of a team.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Experience of the preparation of FRS102 statutory accounts for a variety of businesses including large groups.
  • Relevant recent experience working in a practice accountancy environment.
  • Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential.
  • Good interpersonal and client handling skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge.
  • Ability to develop new initiatives and methodologies.
  • Ability to identify issues through sound analysis and application of commercial acumen in all situations.
  • Provides assistance, shares experience, provides meaningful feedback and proactively supports the development of others.
  • Begins to develop a network of client contacts and contacts in the wider market.

To apply simply send your CV and we will review and make contact with you immediately. Your Talent Solutions is a recruitment company that specialises in projects and programmes.

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