Accounts Assistant – Experienced

by | Feb 9, 2023 | Vacancies

Accounts Assistant – Experienced

Closing Date: 31 March 2023

Working Hours:  Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.00 with 1 hour for lunch.

Start Date: As soon as possible


As Accounts Assistant – Experienced you will be responsible for various accounting roles including:

  • Analysing bank account transactions and bank reconciliations for year end accounts.
  • Preparation of statutory year-end accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships.
  • Assisting with Audit assignments.
  • Preparing and drafting tax returns for corporate and private clients.
  • Assisting with ad-hoc work such as valuations, charity, and pension scheme audits etc.


The Company:

Dunkley’s Chartered Accountants are a firm based in Bradley Stoke, Bristol who work closely with both individuals and businesses to provide practical and professional accountancy advice. We pride ourselves on the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

  • We offer a competitive salary with employee benefits including  workplace pension, income protection insurance, life insurance, and free onsite car parking.
  • As a company, the guiding principles we champion are expertise, honesty, professionalism, and fun.
  • We are an award-winning firm that strives to exceed expectations in everything we do from the modern thinking, practical approach we offer clients to how we work internally.
  • We are a close-knit team which is supported by our regular socials and teambuilding activities.

If you share this same ethos, we would love to hear from you.


The Position:

We’re looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our team. An outline of the job and what it will entail is stated below.

When assisting the Client Partner or Manager, the Accounts Assistant will:

  • Analyse bank account transactions and bank reconciliations for year-end accounts.
  • Assist with year-end accounts preparation as directed by other staff.
  • Attend audits as required.
  • Take ownership of allocated tasks and be aware of deadlines for work being carried out.


About You:

  • AAT qualified or part qualified ICAEW/ACCA.
  • 3 years’ experience in an accountancy practice.
  • Work independently but also as part of a team and help others when required.
  • Interact well with clients and other staff members.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organisation.
  • Strong mathematical and administrative skills.
  • Conversant with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Answer the telephone in a professional manner inc. taking and passing on messages.


Personal Qualities:

  • Enthusiastic.
  • Honest.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Trustworthy.


The Location:

Our office in Bradley Stoke is just minutes from the M4, M5, M32, and Bristol Parkway which makes it the ideal workplace for anyone living within Bristol or the South-West.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Paid overtime
  • Great employee benefits.
  • Reasonable working hours.
  • Full general practice training to include audit/accounts/tax/advisory.
  • Free parking


Interested in applying?

Please send your CV to Michelle Williams at Dunkley’s, Woodlands Grange, Woodlands Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS32 4JY or email by 21 February 2023.

What can we do for you?

If there’s anything you’d like to know about Dunkley’s, we’d love to hear from you.