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Assistant Accountant

  • Ref: ASC-57440
  • Salford
  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Salary Expectation: £27,000

Availability/Notice Period: 2 months


  • Currently studying AAT Level 4
  • BTec Business Studies
  • Business Administration NVQ Level 2
  • GCSEs achieved grades A- C including English, Math’s, and Science

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word / Excel including V Look Ups / Pivot Tables, Iris, Free Agent, Sage, and other In-house systems

Career Summary

Current Employer –Accountancy Practice

Dates – December 2016 – present

Position – Various Roles


July 2019 – present Trainee Accountant / Accounts Assistant

  • Based in a Team of ten and reports to the Team Manager
  • Responsible for managing own Client base of over 100 Clients – these are a mixture if Sole Traders / SMEs
  • Turnovers range in value up-to circa £1m per Client
  • Accountable for managing a high volume of VAT Returns – showing a high attention to detail
  • Responsible for preparing and filing annual Year-End Accounts – this includes Accruals / Prepayments
  • Dealing with queries across several areas including company liquidations, tax planning and HMRC disputes – sees through to resolution
  • Manages the posting of Cash Receipts for Clients
  • Reconciles Clients Bank Accounts daily – works across several Currencies including Sterling, Euros, and US Dollars
  • Produces several reports using Excel for Clients – these include Tax Reports / Year End progress updates and highlights any key areas
  • Builds and maintains solid working relationships with Stakeholders at all levels


November 2017 – June 2019 Accounts Support Co-Ordinator


  • Provided Accountancy support for 6-8 Accountants
  • Assisted with VAT Returns, Confirmation Statements, and general Bookkeeping


December 2016 – October 2017 Purchase Ledger Assistant


  • Responsible for inputting high volumes of Disbursement and Nominal Ledger Invoices (up to 200 per day)
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Statements
  • Compiling high value Payment Runs in line with SRA Accounts Rules


Previous Employer – Solicitors

Position – Accounts Assistant

Dates – July 2015 – December 2016

  • Managed Purchase / Sales Ledger
  • Managed incoming and outgoing Payments
  • Accountable for Bank Reconciliations