Accounts Assistant

Location Melton Mowbray
Discipline: Accountancy and Financial Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Study Support, 28 days Hol Inc
Contact name: Tracey Ball

Contact email: tracey@recfinancial.co.uk
Job ref: NRD663_1714579075
Published: 21 days ago


RECfinancial are recruiting exclusively for a East Leicestershire Accountancy Practice, in the search for an Accounts Assistant on a Full Time Permanent basis. Working Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week.


This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to join a growing team and develop your own skills based on existing knowledge.

Main role of Accounts Assistant

Reporting into the Practice Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out financial duties to support the business. Our client is looking for a confident individual with previous experience with preparing accounts, collection of overdue payments, purchase ledger, reconciliations and various other tasks.

Key Responsibilities of an Accounts Assistant


  • Preparing management accounts

  • Reviewing and submitting VAT returns on Xero software

  • Prepare payroll on BrightPay and file reports to the pension regulator

  • Digital filing and scan documents to virtual bookkeepers

  • Preparing accounts and tax returns using Iris software

  • Additional duties as may reasonably be required



Main Requirements of an Accounts Assistant


  • Minimum of 12 months in practice

  • Ideally studying AAT/ACCA

  • GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Good working knowledge of Xero software, BrightPay and Iris is ideal but not essential

  • Confident individual with excellent communication skills

  • Excellent work ethic and able to work unsupervised

  • Understands and upholds confidentiality and data protection


In return our clients offer a long-term career opportunity in a reputable, established organisation, in a fantastic work environment.


On offer is the following:


  • £23000 - £25000 DOE

  • Study support

  • 28 days inc

  • Career progression

  • Company pension

  • Parking


If you are interested in the Accounts Assistant for further information on this fabulous opportunity, please contact Tracey at or call on, 073987 16656.