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Accounts Assistant - Wiltshire

£20,000 - £22,000 per annum - Finance
Ref: 112 Date Posted: Monday 16 Jul 2018
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Job title:                    Accounts & Payroll Assistant 

Term:                        Permanent, Full-time

Salary:                      £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Benefits:                  Good benefits including life insurance and potential for investment in further training and qualifications

Days and hours:       Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

Location:                 Town Centre, Swindon

We are looking for Accounts and Payroll Assistant for a small yet rapidly growing accountancy practice based in Swindon Town Centre. The company has successfully continued to grow their excellent client base and they now need to add to their team to keep up with demand. Our Client's reputation is of the utmost importance to them and therefore we are looking for a strong candidate who is very efficient and detailed in their approach. 


  • Processing of weekly/monthly payrolls including contacting clients for information
  • Entering original documents onto computerised software
  • Bank & Control account reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Completion of CIS Contractor returns and distributing subcontractor statements
  • Small Company Accounts Production
  • Self-Assessment Tax returns
  • Administration duties
  • Dealing with client queries


  • Accountancy qualified - minimum AAT level 2 with ambition to continue to study.
  • Must have some expeience or knowledge of processing payroll
  • Must have in-depth experience and understanding of double-entry
  • Good MS Office Skills, particularly Excel
  • Experience of using accountancy software such as Sage, QuickBooks, TAS Books etc...
  • Be professional, presentable and articulate

Preferred skills (but not essential)

  • Practical experience of book-keeping and accounts for micro entities
  • Practical Experience of running payroll schemes under RTI (Real Time Information)
  • Good working knowledge of VAT, PAYE, Auto Enrolment and the CIS Scheme

£18,000 - £22,000 per annum 
Monday - Friday with flexible, full-time hours