Accounts Assistant

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £20k - 23k per year

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29/03/2022

Accounts Assistant


Accounts Assistant required for busy accountancy practice in Gloucester. Study package available.

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Salary – £23,000 per annum


Main Duties and Responsibilities include: 
· Day to day book-keeping using sage, Xero and Quickbooks (including both sales and purchase ledger, as well as all bank, VAT and payroll reconciliations).
· Period end procedures to bring clients accounts up to trial balance.
· Preparation, reconciliation and submission of client VAT Returns.
· Answering telephone calls and emails, dealing with client queries promptly and professionally.
· Providing a high level of customer service, to build on the reputation of the firm.
· Maintaining an overall working knowledge of other departments/offices and client services provided.

The ideal candidate will have:

· Have a working knowledge of Sage Line 50 and be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
· Knowledge of Xero and Quickbooks accounting software preferred, but not essential.
· Be outgoing and an effective team player.
· Have a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude.
· Be willing to adapt and evolve to new challenges and processes.
· Be a fast learner and have an ability to learn on the job.
· Be able to multi task and prioritise and willing to work under pressure.
· Strong communication skills and have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.


If this role sounds of interest to you, apply today.

RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.



Salary£20k - 23k per year
Job Reference36953
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date29/03/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted01/03/2022

To discuss this position further please contact:

Samsul Hussain

Recruitment Consultant


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