Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £Competitive package, including fully funded study support
Reference: AA123
Contact Name: Tatjana Golovina
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2019 11:16

Job Description

About Us

At Sopher + Co we make it our business to understand and add value to our clients’ personal and business affairs whilst building a lasting relationship based on trust and mutual respect. That’s why so many of prestigious clients in the world of entertainment, media, music and show business recommend us year after year. 

We’re immensely proud of our roots and maintain a family business approach in everything we do. Our valued employees create the best results, regardless of the client size or location. Every member of our team is prepared to go the extra mile, displaying levels of enthusiasm that cannot be matched by more conventional firms.

We have an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Assistant who aspires to progress within a well-established, dynamic and supportive practice. The role offers variety, autonomy and the opportunity to work with an incredibly broad range of clients.

Our business is geared towards providing not only Accountancy and Taxation services but a consultancy-based service to support High Net Worth clients, Entrepreneurs, Inheritance Tax Individuals and Trusts through the lifecycle of their business. Accounts Assistant duties will include:

  • Undertaking accounting and bookkeeping assignments for a diverse range of clients
  • Analysis and reconciliation work
  • Assist in the preparation of VAT returns
  • Prepare summaries and documents for clients
  • Ad-hoc duties as and when required

As your role develops, we’ll offer you scope to work in more structural and advisory areas, depending upon your progress.  We’ll also offer you the opportunity of future progression and development, including full study support towards your qualification.

About you

You will be confident in working to a high standard, have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work.  Additionally, we’d like you to have/be:

  • Ideally hold either a relevant degree in accountancy, economics or similar subject, or have previous bookkeeping/accounting experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • The ability to self-manage and work autonomously
  • Strong MS office skills, particularly Excel
  • The ability to work with prestigious clients who require complete confidentiality

In Return

We will offer you a competitive package, including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.