Assistant Accountant

Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd
£23k - £25k pa + benefits
03 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an ambitious Assistant Accountant?

We are looking for a switched on, enthusiastic and capable Assistant Accountant to join a down-to-Earth business in the Abingdon area on a Full-Time Permanent basis. You will be responsible for dealing with all aspects of Financial Accounting within the finance department.

Offer Package;
Position:Assistant Accountant
Salary:£23,000 - £25,000 per annum, depending on experience
Hours:Monday to Friday 37 hours per week
Benefits:Free parking
Pension scheme
25 days plus bank holidays

Key Responsibilities:
*Prepare weekly cash flow & treasury reports, ensuring that the company has sufficient funding in all bank accounts at all times.
*Assist in production of monthly management accounts for the company
*Process all expenses claims ensuring they comply with both company guidelines & HMRC legislation.
*Prepare & submit monthly VAT returns within HMRC deadlines.
*Manage the Sales Financing facility with the bank ensuring that all terms & conditions of the facility are adhered to at all times.
*Maintain all Fixed Asset & Intangible Asset registers for the company, including correct authorisation for new expenditure.
*Reconcile all prime books of account to Nominal Ledger balances on a monthly basis, ensuring all queries are resolved or referred to the Finance Manager for further investigation.
*Reconcile all company credit card statements & ensure all expenditure is authorised correctly.
*Complete & return all statutory National Statistics returns within their deadlines.
*Manage the company car fuel cards and private fuel deduction calculation.
*Responsible for the company car insurance and annual driver licence checks.
*Work alongside the Finance Manager for the annual insurance renewal declarations, and management of any insurance claims arising.
*Deputise for the Finance Manager in periods of absence.
*Any other ad-hoc duties

Key Skills & Experience
*Previous experience within a similar accounts role
*AAT qualified (or equivalent)
*Knowledge and experience of Sage 1000 - desirable
*Good knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
*Organised and able to adhere to deadlines
*Meticulous attention to details
*Strong communicational skills
*Good organisational skills
*Computer literate and proficient in the use of Word and Excel
*Excellent Time Management Skills

If you are interested in the Assistant Accountant vacancy and believe you have the skills and experience to be considered, please apply.

This position is a varied, diverse and fast paced role which would suit any candidate who would like to develop their commercial career, skill set and experience.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application. Please continue to visit the website for other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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