Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant – Outsourced Finance – Yeovil

The role

Our Outsourced Finance team allow businesses to outsource many of their financial functions, including undertaking the administrative tasks of bookkeeping, management accounts and VAT returns.

We’re looking for a Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant with experience to join our well established and supportive team, to be based in our Yeovil office.

Within this role you will be responsible for maintaining records and preparing VAT returns for a portfolio of SME clients including sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

What we need from you

Ideally you will:

  • Be AAT part qualified or qualified
  • Have double entry bookkeeping knowledge
  • Be comfortable using bookkeeping software such as Xero
  • Be a confident and collaborative team player
  • Show excellent people skills and the ability to offer outstanding customer service to clients
  • Have self-motivation and a strong work ethic

We understand that not everyone will come with these exact requirements. If your experience isn’t a complete match but you feel you could bring a lot to AG, we’d still encourage you to apply so that we can learn more about you!

What we can give you in return

We offer a fantastic place to work with a competitive and flexible benefits package. This includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days holiday which increases with length of service. Plus the option to buy and sell holiday
  • An annual salary review
  • Hybrid working
  • Payment of any professional subscriptions relevant to your role
  • Group pension scheme
  • Life assurance, which includes access to a smart health app
  • An employee assistance programme for you and your family
  • One volunteering day per year
  • Cinema Society discounts
  • My Gym discounts
  • Bupa health and cash plans available
  • Electric car and cycle to work schemes

About AG

Albert Goodman is a firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax Consultants and Financial Planners, providing high-quality advice to over 5000 local and national businesses and individuals.

We are friendly, fair and forward thinking with a can-do attitude. We collaborate to achieve, and pride ourselves on being trustworthy, progressive and impactful.

Our people are vital to our continued success and we are always looking to train and develop individuals who could be our future Partners and leaders.

Albert Goodman are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our people. We are an equal opportunities employer, and offer an environment where candidates and colleagues feel valued. We ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, race, religion or belief, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, sex or sexual orientation. We welcome applicants who can bring new perspectives and experiences, that not only help drive our business forward but make this an exciting firm to be part of.

What sets us apart

A career at Albert Goodman can be a varied and rewarding one. We embrace future change and development. By hiring from within and investing in a range of training programmes, we give you the chance to develop and evolve your career, no matter which route you want to take.

We form inclusive relationships that deliver. We celebrate difference and empower people to bring new ideas, solutions, and perspectives.

We make a positive difference to those with whom we work, as well as in our communities and the environment, and were immensely proud to have secured B Corp status in 2023.

We were named the Best Companies number one accountancy firm to work for in the UK in 2022, as well as an “Outstanding Place to Work” and a top 20 employer in the South West!

No 1 accountancy firm to work for in the uk 2022.

Best accountancy firm to work for in the uk 2022.


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