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Accounts Assistant - Ipswich
Job ID #: 7082 Location: Ipswich
Business area: Business Services and Accounting Job category: Business Services and Accountancy
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: Bachelor's Degree
Duration of contract: Not Indicated

BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn.

As an Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for the preparation of accounts. This will include compilation of records from source documentation, coding and posting of client records onto BDO accountancy software through to full accounts preparation

o Process transactions, prepare and post journals, update ledgers, perform bank reconciliation and cash book analysis as required to complete reporting processes.
o Coding and posting of client records onto BDO accountancy software for year-end accounts process.
o Completion of supporting workbook schedules to the accounts.
o Completion of quality review and handover work-plan checklist.
o Ad-hoc assignments as required.
o Working efficiently and as part of a team to deliver work on a timely basis and to the required standard.
o Ensure all team needs are met in regards to answering queries promptly.
o Updates manager regularly with progress reports.
o Well organised and planned.
o Committed to delivering what is requested and informs superiors of any issues at an early stage.
o Has strong time keeping discipline.
o Listens to and acts on the advice of others.
o Works well in a team.
o Proactive in managing own learning and development.
o Is able to prioritise and manage tasks set.
o Is open to feedback from others.

o Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel.
o Knowledge of accounting packages and Caseware beneficial.

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