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Assistant Accountant

Contact Jade Jupp
Reference C-BH-33391
Salary Competitive Salary
Job Type Permanent
Location Chichester West Sussex England South East
Date Posted 13 Sep 2021
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Full-service law firm seeks Assistant Accountant in West Sussex on a permanent basis.

Our client has a rare opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join their practice in Chichester as an Assistant Accountant. With previous experience in a similar position, the successful candidate will enjoy an extremely varied and often challenging role, assisting the finance director with all aspects of the firms finance function.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • VAT preparation and return
  • Liaising with the firms COLP officer
  • Client and office account postings
  • All aspects of day-to-day finances
  • Preparing reports for the finance director
  • Scrutinising large transactions
  • Preparing for annual audits
  • Maintaining relationships with key clients and contacts

The Candidate

  • A legal cashier or assistant accountant with a minimum of one years’ experience of working within the legal sector
  • Demonstrates strong financial management skills
  • Possesses excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Is highly analytical and a keen problem solver
  • Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of the SARs will be essential
  • Strives for high standards in their work

The Firm

This independent, full-service law firm with a strong presence in the South East was established more than fifty years ago. They are justly proud of their longstanding, well-established relationships with businesses in the area and reputation for excellent client care as demonstrated by numerous glowing testimonials. It possesses numerous accreditations including Lexcel. The firm is now seeking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join their Chichester office on a permanent basis.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Friendly, supportive working environment

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

Assistant Accountant

For further details of this Assistant Accountant vacancy, please contact Jade on 01954 201336 quoting reference JJ33391.

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