Accounts assistant Job at UHY Hacker Young – in Newport

Job Description

Job role

Accounts assistant




Business advisory services

Role type


Contract type


Our firm

UHY Hacker Young is a Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants; our Newport office is recruiting an accounts assistant to join their growing team.

Through our UHY network we harness global intelligence and combine this with local presence and knowledge to share technical and commercial insight.


To prepare management accounts and VAT returns for clients both at client’s premises and back at office

To build client relationships

To prepare statutory Financial Statements for Audit Exempt Limited Companies

Preparation and completion of Limited Company accounts

Preparation of management accounts

Preparation of VAT Returns under different VAT schemes

Dealing with ad hoc queries raised by clients

Experience with Xero, Sage Line 50 and other products

Ability to reconcile all control accounts

Understanding of Companies Act disclosures for Financial Statements

Ability to work unsupervised

Person specification

AAT Qualified or ACCA part-qualified (desirable)

At least 2 years experience in an accountancy organisation/industry

Previously worked in accountancy practice or industry preparing management accounts and VAT returns

Preparing audit exempt financial statements (desirable)

Sage Line 50 (desirable)

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Outlook

IRIS, Accounts Production (desirable)


CCH Pro Accounts (desirable)

Ability to deal with tasks on a timely basis

Communication, i.e. speaking to clients and colleagues

Enthusiasm coupled with drive and determination

Highly developed organisational skills

Ability to perform well working in a team environment

Ability to perform well as an individual

Self manage work loads

Competent meeting organisation deadlines

Flexible to work longer hours when required, eg. to meet deadlines and projects.


28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

2 additional discretionary Christmas shutdown days not counted as part of holiday entitlement

Life assurance (4x salary)

Pension Scheme arrangements

Flexible working

ICAEW/ACCA subscriptions paid.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to Helen Hambleton h.hambleton@uhy-uk.com.

About Company

Company: UHY Hacker Young –

Company Location:  Newport

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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