Accounts Assistant Job | HT12297 - Howett Thorpe

Accounts Assistant
Godalming, Surrey

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Salary: £21,000 to £24,000 per annum + study support

Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Reference number HT12297
Added on Sep 20, 2016

About The Role

You will be responsible for the preparation of accounts for a wide range of clients including self-employed, partnerships and small limited companies from both manual and computerised accounting packages such as SAGE and Iris.

About Our Client

Large firm based in modern offices with an excellent reputation for staff development and retention.

About You

The successful applicant must be familiar with preparation of accounts to final stage, including use of computerised accounts packages, have excellent inter-personal and organisational skills, the ability to work to deadlines and ideally be AAT qualified. Some knowledge of taxation would be helpful.

It is anticipated you will be able offer:

  • Qualified or Part Qualified or AAT.  Qualified by experience will be considered.
  • Excellent accounting skills required, including preparation of sole trader, partnership and limited company and statutory accounts.
  • Operational knowledge of computerised accounting packages essential, knowledge of other packages such as SAGE an advantage.
  • Excellent personal skills and ability to organise own time essential.
  • Experience of working for a firm of accountants is essential

Things you should know

This organisation is able to offer an extensive benefits package including private medical cover, vast career and development opportunities.


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

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

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