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Accounts Assistant



Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Location: High Wycombe, HP11

Salary: £ Competitive

Seymour Taylor is a firm of Chartered Accountants operating as part of the Hampden Group. We offer the services of a large corporate accountancy firm with the personal touch normally associated with a smaller accountancy practice. As one of the longest established firms of Accountants in High Wycombe and the Thames Valley, our highly experienced team of accountants, tax and business advisers offer a wealth of expertise to our clients.

Seymour Taylor operate from pleasant, air conditioned offices about 10 minutesí walk from High Wycombe town centre and provide all staff with free on-site parking. This role offers a competitive salary, life insurance, permanent health cover, pension and 20 days holiday.

The Role

Our Business Services Department is looking for an experienced bookkeeper or accounts assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will come from either an Industry or Practice. We will consider candidates who have good bookkeeping skills. We are happy to provide the right candidate with training in some of the areas covered in this role but more than 2 years accounting experience is essential.

Key Accountabilities Include:

  • Set up bank payment runs
  • Post sales and purchase invoices
  • Post and allocate bank payment and receipts
  • Raise sales invoices
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Enter journals
  • Post expenses
  • Preparation of VAT returns

Essential to the role, you will have:

  • Excellent accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • A good working knowledge of Sage 50 and Microsoft Excel

It would also be advantageous if you have a good working knowledge of:

  • IRIS Accountancy Suite
  • Microsoft Word
  • QuickBooks

Although the role is based at our High Wycombe office the role will involve working at clientís premises and may also involve working at the Groupís premises in Great Hampden and London.

Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@stca.co.uk

Closing date is 29 February 2016

No agencies please