Junior Accounts Assistant (Internal Accounts Department - Watford)

Recruiter
HW Fisher Ltd
Location
Leavesden, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
18 Mar 2019
Ref
1102458294
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
The Firm: HW Fisher & Company is a top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals. Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively. Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 32 partners and approximately 320 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT, business recovery and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge. The Department: The Internal Accounts Department, which is based in Watford, comprises some 11 staff dealing with the Time and Billings function, Purchase Ledger, Treasury and Credit Control along with all Management and Statutory Accounts requirements for the HW Fisher Group. The Role: We require a junior accounts assistant to join our Accounts Department, specifically within the Time and Billings team, based in our Watford office. Duties &

Responsibilities:
The role is varied in nature and will ensure the update and integrity of the Firm's Time and Billing database by performing the following: Updating and amending client and staff details on Practice Engine Updating/interfacing time and disbursements on Practice Engine, including chasing late timesheets Processing and calculating client invoices Dealing with transfers of time and the writing off of unbillable time Reconciling figures to bill listing Preparing and issuing new/lost business report(s) Printing, electronically filing, and issuing all related reports for the Partnership Deputising for the Time and Billings Manager when necessary There may be the opportunity to assist in other areas of the Internal Accounts function in due course. The Candidate: The successful candidate should possess the following skills: Strong written and oral communication skills; Good computer literacy; The ability to work in a team, often alongside accounting professionals; The ability to multi-task and manage your time; High-level numerical skills; Good attention to detail; Good organisational skills with a methodical approach to work; The ability to work accurately and methodically with numbers This position would suit a bright and hard-working school leaver who wishes to be exposed to a broad and varied role and to obtain experience in an accountancy office. We would offer study support for the AAT qualification on satisfactory completion of a probationary period. The Benefits:

Salary:
£14,500 Group Life Cover 22 days holiday on commencement Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme PHI (Permanent Health Insurance) Contributory Private Health Scheme Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period) Discounted Gym Membership Pension Scheme Cycle voucher scheme

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