Accounts Assistant

Reed Accountancy
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a consulting firm are currently looking for an Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. 

Candidate Placement Starters
• Monitor Deal Board for new starters and maintain an up to date monthly starters list
• Alert Directors to any variations in invoicing value and Deal Board value
• Ensure adequate Right to Work documentation on file prior to invoicing
• Confirm candidates actually started prior to invoicing
Invoicing & Bad Debt
• Maintain up to date information on client invoicing requirements
• Maintain client contract information
• Obtain Purchase Orders as required
• Invoice promptly following start by candidates
• Maintain up to date Rebate Exposure Schedule for company and for each profit centre
• Maintain invoicing records
• Post payments received from bank statements
• Prepare a weekly Bad Debtors Report and pursue any bad debts
• Maintain schedule of Interim contract start and end dates and rates and ensure all appropriate documentation on file prior to interim start dates checking contracts for accuracy
• Monitor and report when interim contract end dates approaching and ensure appropriate documentation in place
• Check Interim Invoices for accuracy, maintain payment schedule and process for payment
• Ensure clients are invoiced promptly and accurately and payment received in accordance with payment terms
• Maintain records of Interim days worked and prepare a quarterly schedule of days worked
• Maintain appropriate Interim records and prepare HMRC Quarterly Report
• Run contract payments in line with terms agreed with candidates and clients
• Prepare a weekly summary of VAT liabilities
• Maintain a record of overseas invoices and VAT implications
• Provide information for EC Sales List on a quarterly basis
Annual Leave & Sick Leave
• Maintain staff annual and sick leave records, approving leave as appropriate
• Conduct full end to end Payroll for all staff members
• Handle P45 / P46’s
• Pensions enrolment
General Finance
• Produce and run Profit & Loss accounts, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow
• Process global payments
• Keep up to date with changes of legislation accordingly
• Give advice on revising commission and bonus payment structures
• Understands a sales orientated business and advise the business on financial changes required
• Recommend amendment to financial incentives i.e. sales holiday targets etc.

• Ability to focus on detail and accuracy
• Ability to prioritise work load to meet deadlines
• Investigative skills to get to the source of problem areas
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Proven stakeholder management skills
• Knowledge of Sage Line 50, Excel etc.
• Previous experience of working for a recruitment agency
• Degree qualified or equivalent
• Qualifications - Part Qualified CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business