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Admin Assistant

Tax Assist

Term: 6 weeks

Status: Unpaid

Qualifications: Aged 18+

Location: Officed based, Inverurie, UK

Hours: Flexi-working (PT or FT - hours TBA)

Sector: Tax and Accounting

Closing Date:

Ideal Start Date:

About the company

Super organised and keen to learn?

Get your career started and gain some valuable work experience at the same time.

This is an opportunity to join us for short term internship with potential for employment post internship.

TaxAssist Accountants now have an exciting opportunity for a budding Administration Manager to support the day-to-day running of three busy offices. If you wish to be part of an open and friendly team who pride themselves on excellent customer service and attention to detail, then read on as this could be the role for you!

TaxAssist Accountants are the largest network of accountants who focus specifically on small businesses and individual taxpayers. They specialise in providing accountancy services, tax returns, payroll, bookkeeping, tax savings and tax advice to small businesses. The TaxAssist network have over 100,000 clients in the UK including Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies and Personal Tax Payers.

Our North East practice is now in its 13th year of business, supporting small businesses and individuals across Aberdeenshire.

About the role

Joining TaxAssist means you can:

  • Be part of a recognised large accountancy network while benefiting from being in a friendly, local business atmosphere

  • Experience the rewarding and varied nature of working with local small businesses. You will be helping a wide range of small business owners with their finances, no two days will be the same

  • Receive support from an accountancy network and Support Centre for technical and business development support

  • Benefit from access to training, CPD, guidance, tools and videos to expand your soft skills and technical knowledge

  • Work for an employer that is focused on long-term staff retention. Career development opportunities are available to the right candidates

  • Join a team that is quick to adapt, are advocates of cloud bookkeeping and other time-saving products - TaxAsssist take innovation seriously and are often involved in piloting and testing new products for the wider TaxAssist network.

Key responsibilities

Answer all telephone calls and reception enquiries in a timely, courteous and efficient manner and accurately log information on all calls received

  • Communicate and liaise verbally and in writing between clients/visitors/enquirers and staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions

  • Make and record accurately client appointments

  • Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications

  • Set up and maintain filing systems as and when required as works progress

  • Typing – Word processing skills for general preparation of letters/forms that the Manager will require

  • Arrange meetings, book and prepare meeting rooms and provide/arrange hospitality

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public

  • Other routine clerical tasks as assigned

  • Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures

  • Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility

  • Plus other duties consistent with the grade as directed.

Experience, qualifications & skills (E = Essential / P = Preferable)

Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Mail (E)

  • Clear communicator both written and verbal—good command of English language (E)

  • Self-disciplined, able to manage own time efficiently with confidence towards meeting time-sensitive project deadlines (E)

  • High school degree (E)

Operational Requirements

Ability to work from office location: 25 west High Street, Inverurie, AB51 3SA

If you are looking for valuable experience to kick start your career as an Administrator then Aberdeen Tax and Accounting Services Ltd would love to hear from you!
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