Accounts Assistant / Hyde / £20-25k

Why Us?

Our client base includes amongst others the following sectors Marketing, IT, retail, property management, retail, automotive, PR, fitness. we could go on, but you get the picture it’s varied.

Not only that but our clients are really going places – against the backdrop of a difficult year some of our clients are seeing their best months ever.

The combination of growth and sector spread in our client base means this is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing accountancy practice supporting friendly and ambitious clients.

Our clients like us because we are approachable, explain things simply and give them a great service and we are looking for someone who thinks that mirrors their own approach to the profession.

We are a laid-back family run business; we work hard but we understand the need for work life balance. The role is full-time, but we are flexible on how you want to fulfil this across the working week.

We can offer a variety of work, working with a small, supportive team across a broad spectrum of clients.

Take a look at what we do at

www.ajfleetandco.co.uk

www.helenfleet.co.uk

Andy started the practice eleven years ago and Helen joined in 2017. We are a team of three currently and looking for the fourth member of the team. The practice has grown steadily over the last ten years, but we have seen significant growth over the last year. Our work over the pandemic helping clients navigate the cashflow challenges and government advice through updates, webinars and Linked In updates for the wider community really raised our profile.

We really enjoy what we do, we know we make a difference to our clients, and they do too. This is what makes the work enjoyable and why we never get that dreaded Sunday night feeling.

The role

We are looking for someone who fits with our team and is either AAT qualified or QBE with good excel skills. You will be supporting Andy in compliance services and Helen on the financial strategy for our clients. This will give you a rounded experience of how our clients can meet their compliance needs but also grow a profitable business.

The role will include but not be limited to

-Management accounts

-Preparation of limited company and sole trader accounts to the review stage

-Month end KPI reports for clients

-Bookkeeping cover

Experience with Xero and Quickbooks online is essential.

Our office is based in Hyde, but we see this as a hybrid role with office and home working and flexible working hours to fit in line with both parties.

Training will be provided through formal provision and through supervision. The experience we have held in providing training include Andy previously working as a tutor teaching ACCA, ACA and CIMA and Helen delivering training at a Top 20 accountancy firm. We have experience in small and large practices along with time spent working in industry. We understand the value of training and are keen to support our new employee in their development.

Person

Ideally you will have at least two years’ experience in a small practice. Personality wise we look for someone who is confident speaking to clients directly, will see a task through to conclusion, an ability to work remotely and enjoys working in a small team.

If you feel you have the above attributes, and we sound like your kind of people then please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@ajfleetandco.co.uk or feel free to call me if you have a specific query about the role.

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