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PQ Assistant (0438)

  • Location:
    Poole
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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PKF Francis Clark is about much more than just accountancy. We’re trusted business advisors, working in partnership with our clients to enhance their performance. Their goals are our goals, and through close working relationships (and because we love what we do) when they succeed, so do we.

We are currently recruiting for a (PQ) Assistant to be based in our Poole office.  This is an exciting opportunity to work within our fast growing Business Services team, providing a range of accountancy and tax related services to both new and established clients.

As a (PQ) Assistant you will be AAT qualified or qualified by experience and potentially studying for a further related professional qualification eg ACCA

Responsibilities 

  • Dealing with the completion of annual accounts and tax computations, for both incorporated and un-incorporated businesses with up to £5M turnover
  • Dealing with the completion of self-assessment tax returns for Business Services clients
  • Ensuring that accounting records for clients are maintained and kept up to date
  • Dealing with the completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Dealing with the completion of sub-contractors returns and ensuring that CIS requirements are met
  • Complying with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements
  • Drafting correspondence for clients; liaising with HMRC, by telephone and email
  • Providing varied administrative and business set-up services for clients
  • Supporting the work of less experienced team members
  • Producing management accounts 

Knowledge, skills and attributes 

  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience and potentially studying for a further related professional qualification eg ACCA
  • Experienced in accounts preparation for partnerships/LLPs and limited companies
  • Applicants should be accurate, analytical and methodical in their approach to work
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to clients
  • Experience of electronic accounting packages
  • Familiarisation with personal and business tax regulations, plus VAT and PAYE
  • Proficient in MS Office 2007 (ie. Excel, Word, Outlook), Sage, Xero and QBO
  • Calm and efficient under pressure, with the ability to respond to client enquires promptly, accurately and efficiently
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Confident, professional and team orientated in approach

Training 

  • On the job training in the early stages, but with further training identified and supported through our annual development and performance review process

 


 
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Location
Poole
Towngate House, 2-8 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH15 2PW
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