Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Ethero
Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is one of the UK's leading communication companies. They are currently recruiting an accounts assistant to join their growing team.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Responsible accounting and routine administrative functions

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform a variety of duties which involve basic accounting and bookkeeping principles, including postings to accounts ledger and account reconciliations. The role will involve a variety of ad hoc tasks to support other members of the finance team

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES / HARD SKILLS:

•Responsible for the maintenance of accounting system on the computer.
•Posting of sales and purchase ledger invoices
•Assist in the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers and journals.
•Prepare reconciliations of nominal ledger codes as requested by the Financial Controller Finance Manager
•Ensure all departmental records are filed efficiently and effectively.
•Provide cover for payroll and purchasing functions.
•Complete statutory returns
•Ad hoc projects within the capability of the individual

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Basic Book Keeping, Good computer literacy

Preferred: AAT or working towards it

Preferred Educational Qualifications / Training Record: GCSE Level

SOFT SKILLS:

Communication
Team Participation
Meeting & Presentation Skills
Customer Interaction
Managing Change
Time Management
Procedure Adherence
Decision Making
Problem Solving
Working Flexibility