Accounts Assistant / Accounts Semi Senior

Are you an ambitious Accounts Assistant / Accounts Semi Senior with aspirations of developing your career within a reputable firm of chartered accountants in Cheltenham? If so, this could be the ideal role for you…

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a highly progressive, forward-thinking firm in Cheltenham who are now looking to add a driven individual to their team in an Accounts Assistant role.

The successful candidate will undertake a varied general practice role and will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of year-end and management accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships as well as the preparation of the associated tax computations.

You will take an active role in the management of client bookkeeping including the use of online accounting software such as Xero and you will also be responsible for preparing and submitting VAT returns.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven individual to join a successful and growing firm where you will gain exposure to a diverse range of clients and where there will be genuine scope for career development and progression.

The ideal candidate will have had a grounding in general practice work to date and may be AAT part or fully qualified or may have already begun studying towards the ACCA / ACA. Experience of using online accounting software such as Xero is highly beneficial.

Our client is offering a highly competitive salary as well as study support towards the completion of the ACCA qualification so the successful individual will have ample opportunity to develop their career and skill set further.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
Preparation of basic personal and corporate tax computations a
Undertaking some Bookkeeping work for clients
Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
Liaising with clients to resolve queries where necessary


AAT Part Qualified / Qualified (ACA / ACCA Students will also be considered)
Practice experience is essential

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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