Accounts & Tax Assistant

  • Job Reference: 919
  • Date Posted: 31 October 2022
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Abingdon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: James Lovegrove

Job Description

ProTalent are currently working with an independent boutique accountancy practice based in Abingdon looking to recruit an Accounts & Tax Assistant.

The firm:

  • An independent boutique accountancy practice, with ambitious growth plans.
  • Friendly and supportive team culture built around values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise.
  • Diverse clients that range from private clients to owner-managed businesses.

The Role:

  • Building productive working relationships with clients and internally
  • Using accounting software to provide accurate reporting for Managers, Partners and clients
  • Ensuring that Tax Returns are completed accurately and within deadlines
  • Filing with HMRC
  • Producing financial accounts in accordance with FRS 102 1A and FRS 105 as well as sole trader accounts
  • Preparing partnership accounts

The successful applicant:

  • You must have at least 2 years' experience working in a UK accountancy practice
  • Educated to A Level or equivalent
  • AAT qualified or part qualified
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills and able to pick up new software packages very quickly
  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and self-motivated


  • You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including generous holiday allowance, pension, life assurance and a fantastic retail discount scheme
  • Holiday trading - the ability to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • If required, full funding and support to complete the AAT qualification, including study leave and time off for exams. Scope for progression to ACCA studies.
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors
  • An experienced manager to support your development and provide day to day guidance
  • A modern, refurbished, open plan office

If you're interested in this Abingdon-based Accounts & Tax Assistant role, then please get in touch:

Telephone: 0118 2081 632

WhatsApp: 0750 7266 255