Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

12 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Accounting Assistant

  • Leeds (City and Borough of Leeds)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

·  Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
·  Salary
£ 18000 - £ 24000 / Year
·  Industry
·  External Reference
·  Category
Accountancy & Finance - AAT

Job Description

Financial Statements & Business Taxation

* Completing draft financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and companies ready for review by an Accounting Supervisor/Manager;

* Completing draft business tax computations ready for review by an Accounting Supervisor/Manager;

* Completing the above in line with client procedures, the approved job plan and approved budget set out by the Accounting Supervisor/Manager at the planning stage of the assignment;

* Ensuring all necessary client's records are present before starting an assignment;

* Ensuring that personal tax information is obtained from the client during the course of the accounts production and passed to our tax team in a timely manner;

* After confirmation from the Accounting Supervisor/Manager, resolving basic queries relating to the assignment directly with the client;

* Notifying the Accounting Supervisor/Manager at the earliest opportunity if client circumstances/records have changed and the job plan needs to be adjusted so that fees can be renegotiated with the client;

* Raising appropriate queries for the Accounting Supervisor/Manager;

* Drafting appropriate meeting agenda points and a meeting pack for review by the Accounting Supervisor/Manager and discussion at the client meeting;

* Minimising the need for adjustments after review by the Accounting Supervisor/Manager by completing the assignment correctly first time and clearing basic queries;

* Adjusting the draft financial statements and business tax computations after the client meeting in accordance with the meeting notes;

* Ensuring personal tax returns are updated by our tax team after the client meeting;

* Assisting with the filing of financial statements and corporate tax returns;

* Following internal processes to ensure our checklists and work tracking software is kept up to date;

* Managing own time on the assignment in line with the budget and notify the Accounting Supervisor/Manager prior to any overruns arising;

* Visiting client's premises for the above, where required;

* Completing adhoc Accounting assignments relating to client affairs as instructed by the Accounting Supervisor/Manager;

* Assisting with general administration within the Accounting Service Line.

Management Information Systems (where applicable):

* Preparing VAT returns, book keeping, management accounts for clients;

* Visiting client's premises for the above, where required;

* Completing the above in line with the job plan set out by the Accounting Supervisor/Manager with a view to making the year end accounts production as straight forward and efficient as possible.

Client, Internal and External Organisational Contact

* Communicating with the Accounting Supervisor/Manager issues relevant to assignment;

* Directly liaising with clients using a variety of methods to facilitate the production of financial statements, business tax computations and obtaining personal tax information;

* Liaising with our tax team in connection with personal tax affairs;

* Returning phone calls and written correspondence within required deadline and ensure promises are kept.

Internal Financial Management & Business Planning

* Understanding and working proactively towards achieving own contribution to the departmental business plan.

New Business Development

* Forming good professional relationships with clients, creating an environment whereby clients feel happy to refer their contacts to the client;

* Actively endeavouring to make non-clients aware of the services and benefits that the client can provide;

* Assisting with business development events as required

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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