Accounts Analyst

Reed Accountancy
23 May 2018
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity to work with a leading manufacturing business based in Aylesbury that are currently recruiting for a permanent Accounts Analyst.

· Assist with the purchase ledger.
· Assist with the sales ledger.
· Support the Finance & Reporting Manager with month end and other periodical reporting.
· Assist the Management Accountant with managing standard costing system and other ad hoc tasks.
· Assist with preparation of sales revenue forecasts.
· Maintain sales and bookings analysis, daily / monthly
· Process purchase ledger transactions and employee expense claims.
· Make supplier payments using electronic banking platform.
· Reconcile supplier statements to ledger accounts.
· Assist with general maintenance and management of purchase ledger.
· Post sales ledger cash receipts in the absence of colleague.
· Assist with general maintenance and management of sales ledger in the absence.
· Prepare and distribute bookings, billings and backlog reports.
· Reconcile foreign petty cash.
· Analysis of selected general ledger accounts.
· Preparation and posting of general ledger journals.
· Prepare and submit monthly VAT and EC sales returns.
· Prepare bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts.
· Physical inventory checks as and when required.
· R & D project costs reporting.
· Assist with updating and maintaining costing data.
· Obtain and consolidate sales revenue forecasts from overseas global offices.
· Liaise with local management to validate consolidated sales revenue forecasts.
· Provide detailed analysis of actual and forecast sales revenue by product as and when required.


- Pension after completion of probationary period (4% minimum employee contribution, 6% employer contribution)
- Healthcare after completion of probationary period
- Working hours - 08:30 - 17:00 Monday to Friday
- 25 days holiday per annum + bank holidays


· Good standard of general education.
· Previous experience in a similar role.
· AAT qualified or equivalent.
· Studying for professional accounting qualification (eg CIMA, ACCA, etc).


· Working in a finance department.
· Manufacturing background.
· SAP experience.

Other essential skills needed:

· Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook to an intermediate level.
· Ability to understand financial rules and procedures.
· Ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
· Ability to act on own initiative, dealing with unexpected problems that arise.
· Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels.
· Good interpersonal skills.
· Proactive and the ability to make decisions.
· Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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