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Accounts Assistant


Accounts Assistant

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£10,500 - £10,500 per year Glenrothes Full-time (35 Hours) Microcom Training 30/11/2018 SCQF level 6/7

Job overview

An accountants based in Glenrothes are now looking to take on an accounts assistant modern apprentice. All applicants should have a keen interest in working within the financial services sector.

What might a typical day in this job look like?


Principal Duties:
•Client Records
• Input data for periodic client payroll/CIS
• Input data on clients’ accounts records
•Preparation of Client
• Accounts to trial balance
• Periodic VAT Returns
• Year End CIS Returns

Secondary Duties:
•Contacting clients to obtain additional information required to complete the Principal Duties
• Attending to incoming telephone calls
• Dealing with ad-hoc client enquiries


Principal Responsibilities:
• To maintain accurate client accounting records
• To maintain accurate client payroll records
• To maintain accurate VAT records
• To identify any matters giving rise to a suspicion of Money Laundering and, where identified, report such matters to Gordon Howes

Ad Hoc Duties:
• Checking diary on a daily basis
• Attending to incoming telephone calls
• Collecting visitors from reception area

What will I learn?

You will be rewarded with your SVQ level 3 in Accounts.

You will also learn more personal qualities such as;

• Good communication skills, both oral and written
• Good organisational skills
• Good interpersonal and customer service skills
• An ability to work using own initiative within boundaries
• An ability to work effectively with people across a wide range of levels and responsibilities
• Good team-working skills

What qualification or qualities are required?

You will need qualifications of National 4s and National 5s.

You will also need to have a good knowledge on Microsoft packages on the computer. Along with a good standard of knowledge in administration you will also need to have a keen interest in working in a business and administration environment

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