Do you have previous bookkeeping experience and are looking for a new opportunity within practice? We are currently looking for an Outsourcing Assistant to join the team in our Sussex office.  Key responsibilities are:

  • processing day to day bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients including limited companies, charities and farms as well as reconciliations of the main control accounts
  • preparing monthly management accounts
  • dealing with client queries as and when they arise
  • managing own flow of work
  • preparing and filing VAT returns
  • attending client premises to undertake bookkeeping role on-site which includes preparation of management information for clients
  • providing training to clients on various packages and bookkeeping skills as required
  • supporting colleagues with accounts work when required including preparation of statutory accounts and corporate tax returns.
  • training and supporting apprentices with general bookkeeping skills

Knowledge and Experience

  • GCSE Grade B (or equivalent) or above in Maths and English
  • AAT qualification or currently studying AAT would be advantageous
  • previous bookkeeping experience in a professional practice
  • previous experience of preparation of management accounts
  • previous experience in VAT preparation and filing
  • excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office with intermediate excel skills


  • competitive market rate salary
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • free car parking
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee assistance programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment

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