Accounts Assistant job

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Accounts Assistant
  • Not mentioned
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 4 months ago
  • Poole, UK
  • 3 vacancies
  • Expires on: 30-04-2020
Job Description

Accounts Assistant



Mazars Poole Financial Outsourcing Team

Our Financial Outsourcing team in Poole and Team of the Year finalists at the 2019 Dorset Business Awards are seeking an experienced accounts assistant to join their rapidly expanding team.

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity to liaise directly with clients, and to be part of a dynamic outsourcing team that provides a first-class accounting and advisory led service to clients of all sizes from starts up’s to large international groups.

The suitable candidate will have experience of working in an accounting environment, either within industry or practice and have a sound knowledge of purchase ledger and basic bookkeeping. The ideal candidate will have experience of using cloud-based accounting software and possess a high level of attention to detail.

Job Role

• Providing book keeping services to clients including; bank reconciliations, processing accounts receivable and accounts payable invoices and VAT return preparation.
• Working closely with senior members of the team to ensure accounting records for clients are maintained allowing for the timely preparation of their management accounts.
• Liaising with clients and their suppliers to ensure payments are made on time.
• Implementation of cloud technology and associated apps to provide great service to our clients.
• Communicating with clients in a professional and confident manner.
• Communicating with other departments (e.g. tax) and pass on all relevant information.
• Occasional ad-hoc administrative tasks.

What’s in it for you

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing team within a large global accounting firm, and a truly exciting opportunity to make your mark and progress your career in a growing global business.

At Mazars we don’t have a “one size fits all” approach to benefits. We want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you.

“my” is a scheme that you manage through a personalised online system. In addition to the core benefits, it lets you pick options from a range of benefits that we have negotiated to take advantage of a combination of Mazars' buying power and tax breaks. This way you select the benefit package that suits you and the needs of your family!

Benefits are organised into five categories: my family, my finance & security, my leisure & lifestyle, my health & wellbeing and my charitable giving.


Person Specification

• AAT qualified or qualified by experience
• Excellent organisational and time management skills essential
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Strong numerical / analytical skills
• Strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience of cloud-based accounting software (preferably Xero)
• Keen interest in finance

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