Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Escape
Location
Livingston
Salary
£25000 - £28000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Escape Recruitment is seeking an experienced finance professional to join our clients local finance team as their Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper.

Working within a small team of 3, you will be responsible for:

* Issue Sales Invoices and Chase Overdue Balances
* Enter Purchase Invoices, Carry Out Payment Runs by BACS and Cheque
* Quarterly VAT Returns
* Prepare and Submit Companies House Returns
* Collate and Authorise Monthly Payroll for up to 50 Employees
* Administer Bank Accounts and Utility Accounts
* Reconciliation of 7 Bank Accounts
* Prepare Daily Cashflow Reports and Cash Projection Reports

Candidate Requirements

* Previous experience within a similar level position, confidence taking accounts to trial balance
* Ability to work independently with minimum supervision (direct manager is off site)
* Team player with willingness to support team when required during holiday and sickness cover
* Strong communication skills
* Intermediate to advanced Excel skills with ability to create and amend spreadsheets (formulas, pivots)

This position is available for an immediate start for the right candidate.

To assist with shortlisting, please confirm your availability to attend interview (either phone or face to face), your notice period and required salary.

Due to the high volume of applications expected, priority will be given to those that supply this information