Assistant Accountant

Ambridge Harris
Bristol, Avon
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Accountant

Bristol (commutable from Bath, Swindon, Somerset and Gloucester)

Salary - £27,000 to £29,000 plus excellent benefits

Ambridge Harris is working exclusively with this Central Bristol based business to recruit an Assistant Accountant reporting into the Financial Controller. This is a superb opportunity to join a thriving and fast growing business at a pivotal point in their expansion programme. You will be mentored by a friendly and cohesive finance team, helping you to take your career in accountancy to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Post revenue recognition journals
  • Balance sheet reconciliations - prepare accrued & deferred revenue for review / commentary
  • Balance sheet reconciliation of WIP
  • Prepare and post operating costs accruals and prepayments
  • Record entries for depreciation, amortisation and all entries related to non-current assets
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register
  • Record accruals for recurring expenses
  • Post bank payments (non-trade supplier)
  • Reconcile bank & cash accounts - weekly / monthly
  • Reconcile balance sheet and control accounts
  • Confirm and reconcile intercompany AP and AR balances
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Prepare VAT return for review
  • Enter Actuals into Group reporting
  • Produce journals log - for review & sign off each month
  • Provide detailed analysis to support budget preparation

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Part qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA) or fully AAT qualified or equivalent experience
  • IT Literate, including Microsoft Office, with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience of using accounting and billing systems
  • Strong time management ability
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence colleagues at all levels and across all disciplines
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ambitious and keen to learn /progress

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.