Portfolio Assistant (Semi Senior)

Location
England, London, West End
Salary
£26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Ref
J09
Contact
Adam Ellena
Professional Membership
AAT, ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Contract Type
Permanent


Portfolio Assistant / Semi Senior

Our client are a successful accountancy practice in Ladbroke Grove, West London. They have around 25 staff and a 2 partner practice. They turnover around £2.5m and have recently increased their senior level team in order to strengthen the firm. Due to recent growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a portfolio assistant (Semi Senior).

The main duties are detailed below:
  • Accounts preparation for LTD's, sole traders and LLPs
  • VAT returns
  • Liaising directly with clients
  • Visiting client premises
  • Tax computations (personal and corporate)
  • Bookkeeping tasks


  • As a Portfolio Assistant you will work alongside a qualified senior accountant on a portfolio of client's worth between £300k and £400k in fees to the firm, the close working relationship will also help with your development and training.

    If you are selected for interview you will be set a test which will include some calculations, journal entry and double entry bookkeeping, set onsite prior to the actual interview, this is to ascertain that you have the knowledge on the technical side.

    They are looking for candidates who know how to prepare a set of accounts from scratch and not just accountants who know how to plug figures into software, this clients loves candidate who show knowledge of manual accounting.

    The ideal candidate will either be an ACCA/ACA studier, finalist or newly qualified accountant Or AAT Qualified.

    Salary is dependent upon experience