About the Role
An Assistant Accountant provides support to external clients within our practice. Part of the role involves assisting in the day-to-day financial activities such as data entry to month-end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition, the Assistant Accountant needs to be involved in financial regulatory requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.
LOCATION: Mitre House, 2 Bond Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1JE
Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Typical Job titles: Assistant Accountant / Trainee Accounting Technician / Accounts Clerk / Cashier / Finance Assistant / Purchase Ledger Clerk / Sales Ledger Clerk
Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Duties and Responsibilities (see the full job description)
Input Income and Expense Entries
Check Data for Accuracy
Completing the required data entry,
Completing the full bookkeeping process,
Drafting accounts to the trial balance stage,
Using accounting software,
Updating and following projects on our Online project management software,
Weekly reports on client performance and invoicing,
Client sign-up process following successful client meetings,
Support the Associate/Senior/Partner Accountants with the preparation of
Year-end accounts, Bookkeeping, VAT returns, Payroll-PAYE, Corporation Tax, CGT-IHT and pensions calculations
Other ad-hoc duties
Administrative Duties Day to day reception duties which include being the first point of contact of potential and current clients.
Client management duties including; being first point of contact of potential and current clients; Maintaining office supplies by keeping an inventory and ordering new supplies as needed; Making sure the office is well kept.
Other ad-hoc duties
Support activities with our franchise networks & projects
The Accountancy Franchise Ltd is a fast-growing, innovative accountancy business with 30 branches in and around London, Suffolk, Essex, Surrey, Oxford, Brighton and more branches in line to open.
We are targeting to become The Uber of Financial Sectors: Disrupting the UK Market with Our Innovative Business Model! We are not just providing full accountancy services, advice and business consultancy support to a wide range of clients but are proactive and technology-friendly change makers.
Our business focuses on adding value through offering bespoke packages which meet clients’ accounting and compliance needs, by assisting with achieving business growth (including securing funding opportunities, business growth modelling and advance tax planning) and by providing guidance in relation to tax efficiency and business strategy.
As well as having a solid strategy and mind-blowing growth rate which we achieved so far, through the use of digitalisation, co-working and remote working, and cloud collaboration solutions.
Our business is growing with our new franchise model, expanding all around the UK. We are looking for like-minded Accountants to join our team as assistant accountants.
We are seeking innovative, creative minds within the accounting and financial industries to expand our team of accountants, bookkeepers and support teams (marketing, training, additional services) as we search for new opportunities to innovate even more!
We are confident that through our unique approach to business, we can make a real difference in the financial industry. We are committed to using the latest technology and working in a way that benefits both our clients and employees.
Please keep in mind, that pay includes performance-based bonuses.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship
Salary: From £12,000.00 per year
Cycle to work scheme
Employee mentoring programme
Health & wellbeing programme
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
Ipswich: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Do you have any previous accounting experience?
A-Level or equivalent (preferred)
United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: In person
Expected start date: 21/08/2023