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Secretary - Accountancy background required

Accountancy & Finance
£25,000 to £28,000 Per Annum
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For more information about this job please contact:

Holly Allegri

An opportunity has arisen within one of our clients based near Watford Junction for a Secretary to join their team on a full time, permanent basis.

You will be responsbible for typical Company Secretarial duties and will ideally come from an Accountancy background.

-          09:00 – 17:30 – Monday to Friday

-          Near Watford Junction station

-          Salary negotiable 

What you will be doing day to day:

  • Online filing of Tax Returns and Accounts
  • Compiling e-mails to clients
  • Company Secretarial processing, including confirmation statements, share transfers etc.
  • Typing letters, reports and documents, including mail merge
  • Dealing with incoming/outgoing post
  • Managing the Principal’s diary
  • Dealing with general filing and administrative tasks, including document scanning
  • Reception duties (cover)

Ideally you will have the following skills:

  • Good basic IT skills
  • Company secretarial experience and knowledge
  • Knowledge of Corporation Tax would be a bonus
  • Accountancy/legal background preferred
  • The ability to work on own initiative and be flexible
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

The package will include:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week’s salary
  • Private Medical Insurance following completion of 3 months service (taxable benefit)
  • Death in Service scheme cover (4x salary)
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (non-contributory) following completion of 3 months service
  • Annual Leave will be 23 days per annum (pro rata). 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days.

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