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Part-time Accounts Assistant

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Up to £35000 per annum + FTE
Working initially 20 hours per week, then 10 - 12 hours per week (flexibility required)
Michelle Litchfield

Part-time Accounts Assistant

Meyer Scott Ref: VR/08494

Salary: £35,000 per annum FTE

Location: This is a working from home (must be local to Peterborough/Stamford

Type: Permanent

Our client is a full-service tax, accounting, and business consulting firm. This role will be home based.

You must live in Peterborough or Stamford enabling the Managing Partners to drop off/collect client documentation. Villages outside these locations logistically won't work.

The successful applicant will have experience in:-

Sage 50 and excel and must be able to prepare accounts up to trial balance using Sage 50 and be capable of dealing with incomplete records ie be able to fill in the blanks if the paperwork is not available and also be aware of what documents are needed if missing.

A practice background is desirable- you will have knowledge and experience working with a variety of clients i.e., limited companies, partnerships, sole traders etc. and will also be able to cope with working on several clients at the same time.


  • Prepare VAT returns

  • Preparation of payroll and submissions

  • Submission of CIS monthly returns and liaise with payroll department regarding CIS deductions

  • Preparation of management accounts and cashflow forecasts in comparison to budgets set

  • General office duties i.e., answer telephone, filing, attend to emails etc

This role is home based with flexibility regarding working hours with the requirement to attend the office occasionally.

Hours: Working initially 20 hours per week, then 10 - 12 hours per week (flexibility


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