Assistant Accountant

Expiring today

Recruiter
Lloyd Barnes Accountancy
Location
Somerset
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant


Taunton/Tiverton/Minehead


Free parking, Gym


Ref: 13162

My client, a thriving familyrun business and a market leader in their specialist field, are looking to appoint an experienced Assistant Accountant to provide crucial support to the Finance & Commercial Manager. This a newlygenerated opportunity due to considerable growth in recent years and ambitious plans for the future, which will see the company continue to grow in the UK and abroad.

This role will suit an AATqualified Assistant Accountant, who is looking to continue their development in a very handson and commercial role.

Working as part of a small team it is imperative that this individual has the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues of different levels of seniority, as well as adapt to the business philosophy that has proved so successful in recent years.

Reporting into the Finance & Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for:

Maintenance of monthly trial balances for UK parent and foreign subsidiaries
Entering financial information into appropriate software programs, mainly Sage Accounting
Managing company ledgers
Cashbook postings, purchase ledger input and credit control where required.
Bank reconciliations of Sterling and foreign currency accounts
Reconciliation of credit card accounts
Monthly and yearend balance sheet reconciliations
Support with the preparation of statutory returns such as VAT returns, EC sales lists and payroll taxes
Cashbook postings, purchase ledger input and credit control where required.
Reconciliation of interCompany balances including with foreign subsidiaries
Contribute to the development of systems and procedures
Resolving errors in financial reports
Maintenance of tangible and intangible fixed asset registers
Assist with the external audit process
Management accounting & analysis
Summarise and analyse data for R&D claims
Performing other ad hoc duties and assignments as deemed necessary by the Finance Manager or Directors

You will need to be:

AAT qualified, or have extensive experience working in a similar position
Experience of using Sage and Sage Payroll
A very proactive and positive individual who is able to adapt to the companys philosophy
Able to display excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to consistently display a high degree of accuracy
Organisational skills
Able to work efficiently as part of a small team
Able to prioritise and to adapt quickly to changing circumstances Advertised through Zoek ea63e1cde7a247769c0ef93035270d204

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