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Accounts Assistant

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
24000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Assistant Accountant


Location: Honiton

Type: Permanent

Hours: 36.2 hours per week (Monday Friday)

The role

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join our client s office in Honiton on a permanent contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing financial statements, providing bookkeeping services and preparing personal and corporate tax computations and returns amongst other duties.

As the Accounts Assistant you will be highly personable with excellent communication skills, have the ability to multi task and preferably possess an AAT qualification or be qualified by experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing accountancy firm with the chance to build an exciting and long standing career.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Preparing financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders.
  • Providing bookkeeping services.
  • Preparation of personal and corporate tax computations and returns.
  • Filing Companies House and HM Revenue & Customs documents on client s behalf
  • Ensuring that accounting records for clients are maintained and kept up to date.
  • Dealing with the preparation and completion of quarterly VAT returns.
  • Complying with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements.
  • General admin duties to provide support to the Partner, Managers and the office.
  • Assignments undertaken in the office and at client s premises.

Skills and experience sought

  • Analytical, methodical and numerical
  • Outgoing and confident
  • A positive attitude, friendly and personable
  • Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently
  • Flexibility to the role
  • Adaptable, organised and conscientious
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Professional attitude and Team player
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Xero, Quickbooks and Sage
  • Experience of delivering exceptional customer service in an office-based working environment
  • Ability to learn new IT skills quickly
  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience

Personal Qualities

  • Personable and professional individual
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Team player


  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact on our clients financial well-being.
  • 25 hours / 5 days per week however part time hours / days also considered.
  • Flexible and hybrid or office working available.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Death in service 3 x annual salary.
  • Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme.
  • 24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline
  • Flexible benefits including Buy and Sell holiday, Cycle to Work, Payroll Charity Giving and Private Medical Insurance.
  • Introducing clients and staff commission schemes.
  • Pension 3% rising to 4% (but matched up to 6%) after 4 years service.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay after one years service.

Closing date: 27/4/2024

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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