Accounts Assistant provides administrative support to accountant by preparing financial records, managing company’s finances and office administration. Your calculations are important in preparing company accounts, filing and many other tasks.
What are Accounts Assistants job roles?
Processing sales invoices, receipts and payments
Completing VAT returns
Checking company bank statements
Dealing with financial paperwork and filing
Preparing statements showing income and payments
Checking that accounts are accurate
Preparing wages and managing claims for expenses
Helping to prepare annual accounts
Using computerised accounting systems
Giving administrative support to accountants
How to become an Accounts Assistant?
You do not need a degree for the job, but you will need to be trained.
AAT level 2,3 or 4 in Accounting.
Degree in Business and Finance or Accounting.
NVQ levels 2, 3 and 4 in Accounting.
AAT Accounting Qualification at Foundation, Intermediate and Technician levels.
IAB Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and Advanced Bookkeeping.
IAB Level 3 Diploma in Small Business Financial Management.
What skills are required for the role of Accounts Assistant?
Pay Attention to details
Oral & Written Communication
What is the salary of Accounts Assistant?
Salaries depend on the size of the business, location and type of company. Newly qualified Accounts Assistant would be earning around £17,000. The more experienced earn up to £30,000.
How can Future Connect Training help you in becoming Accounts Assistant?
This course provides good working knowledge and practical experience on the different bookkeeping methodologies and practices essential to effectively record and store financial information on a daily basis. The course is designed to give you a thorough experience of Bookkeeping, Tax Returns, and Payroll accounting principles and you will be coached by our CPD Certified Accountancy professionals.