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Bookkeeping and Accounts Assistant

TaxAssist Accountants


Bookkeeping and Accounts Assistant

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£14,014 per year Banchory Full-time (35 Hours) PeoplePlus 26/09/2019 SCQF level 5

Job overview

Love working with numbers and keen to learn but want to earn? Get your career started and gain a nationally recognised qualification at the same time.

TaxAssist Accountants now have an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Apprentice to support the day-to-day running of their Banchory office.

If you wish to be part of an open and friendly team who pride themselves on excellent customer service and attention to detail, then read on as this could be the role for you!

TaxAssist Accountants are the largest network of accountants who focus specifically on small businesses and individual taxpayers. They specialise in providing accountancy services, tax returns, payroll, bookkeeping, tax savings and tax advice to small businesses. The TaxAssist network have over 65,000 clients in the UK including Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies and Personal Tax Payers.

The North East practice is now in its 9th year of business, supporting small businesses and individuals across Aberdeen city and shire.

Joining TaxAssist means you can:

• Be part of a recognised large accountancy network while benefiting from being in a friendly, local business atmosphere
• Experience the rewarding and varied nature of working with local small businesses. You will be helping a wide range of small business owners with their finances, no two days will be the same
• Receive support from an accountancy network and Support Centre for technical and business development support
• Benefit from access to training, CPD, guidance, tools and videos to expand your soft skills and technical knowledge
• Work for an employer that is focused on long-term staff retention. Career development opportunities are available to the right candidates
• Join a team that is quick to adapt, are advocates of cloud bookkeeping and other time-saving products - TaxAsssist take innovation seriously and are often involved in piloting and testing new products for the wider TaxAssist network.

Reporting to the Business Services Manager, the role involves bookkeeping duties for a number of clients, including multi-currency accounts which include:

- Sales & purchases data entry
- Matching entries on the Accounts software
- Bank reconciliations
- Payroll journals
- VAT returns
- Sales/purchases/VAT ledger reports
- Filing & record keeping
- Various administrative tasks
- Assisting other team members when required

Training on QuickBooks, Receipt Bank and any other software will be provided.

What will I learn?

The AAT Accounting Qualification will provide you with practical accounting and financial knowledge and skills, while also developing a grasp of business. Achieving the qualification will give you a firm grounding in accounting. It is made up of three levels and each one is a qualification in its own right.

The Level 2 Certificate in Accounting is the first level of the qualification and is suitable for people new to finance or looking to brush up on their foundation knowledge and skills. It covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques, from costing and double-entry bookkeeping to computerised accounting.

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an alternative support role within the company where you will receive full training and support.

What qualification or qualities are required?

You should be highly organised, have confidence with IT, excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

National 5 English and Maths or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

You will be a bright, enthusiastic individual keen to learn and progress, looking for a great career starter.

**Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements. **

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