Accounts Assistant.

Derbyshire/ full time / Negotiable

Accounts Assistant Opportunity in Derby Are you a detail-oriented and passionate individual ready to kickstart your career in accountancy? We're seeking an Accounts Assistant for a highly respected and professional firm of Chartered Accountants in Derby. This is a golden opportunity to not only join an established firm with a rich history but also to pave your path towards becoming a Chartered Accountant.
What’s on Offer?

  • Competitive Salary & Benefits: Attractive salary package with study support if applicable, alongside personal development programmes to enhance your career growth.
  • Career Development: Direct learning opportunities from Associate Directors & Directors with structured and practical on-the-job training.
  • Flexible Benefits: A comprehensive rewards package including, but not limited to, gym memberships, critical illness insurance, and a plethora of cashback and discount options with selected retailers.
Role Responsibilities:
As an Accounts Assistant, you will play a crucial role in managing and delivering accounts preparation services for our client portfolio, focusing on Owner Managed Businesses. Key duties include:
  • Producing accounts working files and summaries in line with standards.
  • Preparing VAT returns for clients across various industries.
  • Representing the firm professionally in client and external professional dealings.
  • Engaging in continuous training and development to maintain technical skills.
We’re Looking For Someone Who:
  • Has experience in financial reporting for sole traders and limited companies.
  • Is proficient or has familiarity with accounting software such as Iris, Sage, Xero, and QuickBooks.
  • Exhibits excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Holds an AAT qualification (part-qualified may be considered based on experience).
About You:
You're authentic and passionate, valuing connections with your team, clients, and the local community. You're driven to succeed, eager to take initiative, and focused on results. If you're looking for more than just a job—if you're seeking a career that allows you to be true to who you are—this opportunity is for you.
Why Join?
This is not just an opportunity to work with numbers; it’s a chance to be part of a team that values relationships and insights built over time. The firm supports discovering who you are as a professional, whether you aim to be a leading authority in accountancy or thrive on client and team relationships.
Ready to Apply?
If you're eager for a progressive role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm that offers exceptional career progression, we want to hear from you. This is your chance to be part of a firm that invests in its people and supports your journey towards success.
Apply today and let's explore how you can grow with us!