Practice - Accounts Assistant/Semi Senior

Location Northampton
Discipline: Accounting
Contact name: Carly Dunn

Contact email:
Job ref: 4100
Accounts Assistant Role, AAT Level 4
Northampton, Northamptonshire 
Full time, salary circa £24,000 - £26,000

An independent firm in Northampton, which specialises in small business services, are now looking for an Accounts Assistant to join the team. They are ACA certified, and by extension, Business Advice Services (BAS) so that they can provide advice to SMEs across the country. They also help SMEs with their tax and other matters. 

The business also helps sole traders/individuals with their Personal Tax Returns, and other services within agreed budgets. They mainly operate using Xero and offer other support services for businesses in the local area. 

The role is ideally suited to someone who is completing or has just finished AAT level 4, and as the practice is registered with ACA, they can provide some study support on ACA too. They are looking for someone at an Assistant level, so around 2 years of experience within an accounting practice is essential. 

Main duties: 
  • Working with small businesses and sole traders to assist with their Accounts and Tax 
  • Preparing Accounts with the Senior team, assisting with different stages of the production process 
  • Liaising with clients about their general queries 
  • Working to agreed budgets and within agreed timelines 
  • Filing Personal Tax Returns  
The ideal candidate: 
  • An Accounts Assistant or Trainee who has completed AAT Level 2/3 and 4, or part way through 4 
  • Open to continuing studies via ACA 
  • Around 2 years of accountancy practice experience 
  • Local to Northampton and happy to work in the office 
The package: 
  • Full time position in Northampton 
  • Salary circa £24,000 - £26,000 
  • Study support, and regular training with the Seniors and Managers 
  • Social office with regular activities 
  • Option to purchase additional holiday
For more information, please contact the below:  
Louise O'Grady
Senior Recruitment Consultant  
T: 07955 267022