Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Genesis
Location
Wilmslow
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job: Accounts Assistant Purpose: The role holder will be responsible for managing client queries and responding to requests via the Management Accounts queue. Accountabilities: * Set up clients on the Fixed Asset registering, ensure that depreciation rates are set up and that they claim all capital allowances * Produce weekly accounts statements to show money coming in and going out * Investigate and under or over stated income and rectify * Set up Director's loans and allocate repayments * Adjust accounts in the event that the payroll needs re-running * Provide real time daily account updates * Process personal withdrawals and allocate appropriately in line with customer instructions * Ensure that HP Agreements are set up appropriately within the accounts * Correctly allocate personal and Company pension contributions and provide pension statements * Allocate investments and flag to the Year-End team in order to ensure that the necessary disclosures are in place * Support the Year-End team in the reconciliation of Corporation Tax, PAYE, Sales Ledger and Clearance Accounts * Ensure that fixes are in place when information is not up to date or is incorrect * Make adjustments to the weekly accounts summary prior to the client run * Ensure that Expenses have been processed through the accounts * Set accounting calculations for transactions coming through the systems to ensure that we are aware of which year they apply to * Ensure that share capital is correct * Update Exchange Rates in the system to ensure that the correct rates are applied by the Invoicing team Role Relationships and Reporting Lines: The role holder will have direct contact with customers, primarily by email and occasionally by telephone. Internally, they will have close contact with the Customer Service Advisors to relay information for them to pass on to customers. They will also deal with the Operations team in an advisory capacity and the Senior Accountants who will guide and advise in relation to more complex queries. Necessary Requirements - 1 years' relevant experience in an accountancy practice - Experience of bookkeeping and reconciliations (bank, sales ledger etc.) - Experience and understanding of Corporation Tax and VAT - Completing VAT returns - High degree of accuracy and attention to detail Package * Up to £18,000 depending on experience * Holidays - 23 days to start plus bank holidays and a day off for birthday. Increases to 25 after 2 years' service and 27 after 5 years' service * Auto-enrolment into the pension scheme after a 3-month deferment period with an employer contribution of 5% of basic pay. Employees are not required to contribute at this point in time * Death in Service 4 x annual salary * Free on-site parking, free tea and coffee and free fruit * Access to a range of benefits, rewards and discounts * Standard dress down policy all week If you are interested in this role and think you would be a good fit then please do get in touch!!! or (Apply online only)