Accounts Assistant - Norwich

£23000- £32000
Ref: 1248 Date Posted: Monday 04 Dec 2023

Accounts Assistant
Accountancy Practice - Business & Private Client Team  
Location:Norwich / Hybrid  


ProTalent is working with a top regional practice who have a new opening in their Norwich office. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Norwich Business Team as an Accounts Assistant. In this role, you will be responsible for handling accounts and tax returns for a diverse portfolio of limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships. The team operates across offices in Norwich, Diss, and Ipswich, and we encourage flexible working arrangements to support both individual needs and the team's collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:
- Prepare and produce accounts for various business entities.
- Manage tax return preparation and compliance.
- Utilise Microsoft packages and cloud accounting software efficiently.
- Respond adeptly to changing deadlines and shifting priorities.
- Foster excellent customer service by building strong relationships with clients.
- Demonstrate self-motivation and effectively prioritise work to meet deadlines.
- Pay meticulous attention to detail and ensure high levels of accuracy in all tasks.
- Exhibit excellent communication skills when dealing with team members and clients.

Essential Skills and Experience:
- Proven experience in accounts production and tax return preparation.
- Proficiency in using Microsoft packages and cloud accounting software.
- Ideally, 3 A-levels (or equivalent) showcasing a strong educational background.
- Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service to clients.
- Self-motivated with effective time management skills.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
- Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues and clients.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
- Certifications in Xero and QBO, displaying expertise in cloud accounting platforms.

**Benefits:**
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply for the AAT qualification after completing the probation period. We value work-life balance and are open to discussions regarding part-time and flexible working options. If you are looking for a rewarding career within a supportive and vibrant team environment, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Our client is eager to welcome a motivated and skilled Accounts Assistant to join their Norwich Business Team.

  • Holiday 24 days plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension 5% employee, 3% employer rising with length of service
  • 10 days paid sickness
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Group Income Protection
  • Annual salary review
  • Option to purchase PMI