Trainee/ Junior Accountant - Kingswood, Bristol

Ray Lewin
Date Posted
03 Oct 2019
Work Type
Full Time
Accounting and Auditing Services
Up to £22,000 depending on experience

For the right candidate there is the opportunity to progress. Once in post there will be additional training opportunities and options for career development and job role enhancement. You will often be the first point of contact for our customers so you must have a good telephone manner and be comfortable communicating with people at all levels, including welcoming people at the offices.  We are a forward-thinking company utilising Technology via Cloud based software applications. The successful applicant must have an aptitude for technology and willingness to learn. Full training will be provided on all software. This is a permanent Full-Time position, however we would consider reduced hours for the right applicant.

You will have clients allocated to you and the key duties of the post are as follows:

to  establish and maintain effective working relationships with your clients,  co-workers, supervisors and the general public
processing  invoices
recording receipts and payments
preparing and checking ledger balances 
monitoring company expenses
drafting financial reports
completing and submitting personal tax returns/Company accounts/Corporation Tax returns with HMRC and Companies House
to communicate and liaise verbally and in writing between clients/visitors/enquirers and staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions 
to manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications and CRM
to regularly review client record keeping and pro actively suggest solutions to help them improve their business record keeping and monitoring
to maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures
to adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of systems, equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility 
other routine administrative tasks as assigned
Plus other duties consistent with the grade as directed.

Good General IT skills - MS word, excel, email, social media etc. 

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 
Excellent organisation and time management to ensure deadlines are met
Able to work on your own as well as part of the team (given guidance)
Plenty of common sense
Ability to work well under pressure
Previous bookkeeping, accountancy and tax experience is preferable but not essential as training is available 
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Trainee/ Junior Accountant - Kingswood, Bristol
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