Accounts Assistant/ management accounts

Appoint Recruitment
Godalming, Surrey
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Assistant

Working for a technology company that supports well known brands, you will be joining a small team and working directly for the Financial Accountant. This role will be varied and busy and will be ideal for someone with AAT looking to develop or for a good all-round accounts assistant qualified by experience looking for a role where they can be autonomous.

The Accounts Assistant has responsibility for preparing management accounts for various profit centres, reconciliation of nominal ledgers (including journals, accruals and prepayments), payroll reconciliation and reporting. The Accounts Assistant role includes cash flow, expenses, sales and purchase ledger, invoicing, in multiple currencies; assisting in the order processing when required.

This company looks after its staff…….as well as your salary you receive a laptop, phone, gym membership, private medical, pension, parking and you get to work for a company that also gets involved in charity work.

Duties and responsibilities for the Accounts Assistant

  • Process / post sales invoices - process debtor statements
  • Process / post cash receipts and payments at bank
  • Process / post purchase invoices - reconcile creditor statements
  • Prepare / post creditor payment runs as appropriate
  • Reconcile debtors ledger
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts where appropriate
  • Debt collection & credit control
  • Prepare weekly cash forecasting reports
  • Assistance, Preparation and submission of UK monthly payroll
  • Assistance, preparation and submission of UK annual payroll returns to include RTI (P35), P60, P11d and PSA
  • Assist in the preparation of UK monthly management accounts along with accounts analysis & variance reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of the group financial audit pack and related schedules
  • Assist and prepare submission of UK VAT returns
  • Ledger and spreadsheet analysis
  • Provide assistance to Financial Accountant
  • Reconcile creditors ledger
  • Report daily cash movements at bank
  • Reconcile cash movements to nominal ledger (bank reconciliation)
  • Process / reconcile credit card transactions
  • Gross margin analysis
  • Ledger and spreadsheet analysis

Assistance when required:

  • Processing sales orders and place purchase orders from relevant suppliers
  • Update vendor incentive programmes and systems
  • Maintain Salesforce with order information as required
  • Other adhoc duties as and when required

Skills/ experience required

  • AAT Qualified ideally although QBE will be considered
  • Experience of working in a similar and varied accounting position
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrable planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Report writing experience is desirable
  • Computer literate with Excel, Word and Outlook skills
  • Experience of using accountancy packages
  • Experience of Filemaker, Opera, Concur, Salesforce or similar would be an advantage
  • Sound database management skills