Accountant / Assistant Manager Job | HT13500G - Howett Thorpe

Accountant / Assistant Manager
Guildford, Surrey

Salary: £36,000 to £43,000 per annum

Benefits: Great benefits package
Reference number HT13500G
Added on Aug 04, 2017

About The Role

  • Liaising with clients, partners and internal customers where appropriate to ensure all are kept up to date with relevant issues.
  • Review of year end accounts and management accounts, including related client services.
  • Arrangement of timetable for the preparation of the work, the booking of staff, planning and completion of the accounts and other related assignments.
  • Preparation of year end accounts and management accounts.
  • Preparation of proposals for new work, attendance at marketing events
  • Development of the cloud accounting technology capability of the members of staff within the team.
  • Prepare fees for clients, for review by the relevant Partner/Director.
  • Supporting the management team with various administrative tasks and projects that arise from time to time.
  • Ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service expectations

About Our Client

High profile Business Services Organisation able to offer an attractive salary and benefit package and career progression.

About You

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CA) Finalist or qualified by experience.
  • Experience of preparing and reviewing statutory accounts, management accounts gained within a professional services environment.
  • Experience of working with private clients, owner-managed businesses and directors and staff of SME clients.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting standards.
  • Strong communication skills in order to liaise with clients and internal contacts.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills to ensure the needs of clients, partners and staff are all met.

Things you should know

Commutable from: Addlestone, Aldershot, Alton, Andover, Ascot, Bagshot, Basingstoke, Bordon, Bournemouth, Bracknell, Camberley, Chertsey, Cobham, Cranleigh, Crawley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Farnborough, Farnham, Feltham, Fleet, Frimley, Gatwick, Godalming, Guildford, Hook, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Lightwater, London, Maidenhead, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Reading, Redhill, Reigate, Slough, Southampton, Staines, Sunbury, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Yateley.


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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