Practice - Accounts Assistant

Location Shrewsbury
Discipline: Accounting
Contact name: Carly Dunn

Contact email:
Job ref: 4090

Accounts Assistant or Semi Senior Role 
Shrewsbury, Shropshire 
Full time, salary circa £24,000 - £28,000 

An independent accountancy practice in Shrewsbury are looking to expand their Accounts team, with someone who has qualified AAT (3 and/or 4) and is looking to continue their studies. 

The role is ideally suited to someone who has some experience in practice (around 2+ years), and is local to Shrewsbury. The office can offer flexible working hours, ongoing mentoring and support from the Senior team, and an enhanced pension contribution of 8%. 

The practice has a cluster of offices around the North West of the country. They have been well established for nearly 70 years and have experienced continued growth and success in addition to maintaining a loyal portfolio of clients in the local area. 

Main duties of the role: 

  • Accounts preparation for self assessment tax returns

  • Producing Financial Statements for Companies House 

  • Assisting the Seniors with different stages of Accounts 

  • Collaborating with peers on larger projects 

  • General Bookkeeping maintenance 

  • Looking after a portfolio of clients and identifying areas for review 

  • Working with a range of different industry sectors

The ideal candidate: 

  • Local to Shrewsbury and happy to work in the office 

  • At least 2 years of experience in practice 

  • Experience of different stages of the accounts production  

  • Qualified with AAT - either 3, and/or 4 

  • Possibly started ACA/ACCA

The package: 

  • Full time role 

  • Flexible working hours can be discussed 

  • Early finish Fridays 

  • Enhanced contribution to pension - 8% from the employer 

  • Salary is dependent on experience, circa £24,000 - £28,000 to be reviewed after interview 

For more information, please contact the below:  

Louise O'Grady

Senior Recruitment Consultant  

T: 07955 267022