Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant - Lancaster, North West

Ref: 729Thursday 12 October 2023

£20k - £35k, study support, 21 days holiday, free parking

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Paying between £20k - £35k, we are recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join a well-established accountancy firm based in Lancaster. The company offers a high-quality service in Bookkeeping, Accounts, Payroll, VAT returns and Tax services. This role will be permanent, and the role is hybrid with two days in the office each week and the remainder are WFH . Holidays start at 21 days (including your birthday) and will increase with time served, alongside a subsidised gym membership and free parking. The role will offer full study support.


This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and talented individual.  In the role you will be processing accounts and draft tax computations on a wide range of client businesses. You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging and inspiring environment where early responsibility is actively encouraged.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the accounts team
  • Preparation of accounts and tax returns to draft stage for manager review
  • Bookkeeping duties on a wide range of cloud software
  • Preparation of VAT returns to draft stage for manager review
  • Your role will develop as you progress through your studies
  • Gain further client and commercial awareness
  • Solve problems and offer a professional service to clients   


You will have some working knowledge of working within a Finance function. AAT/CIMA/ACCA studier would be ideal but someone with a finance qualification will also be considered. You will have excellent communication skills and have good time-keeping skills. You will have the ability to prioritise workloads and be motivated and enthusiastic. A full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle will be required for this role.  

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