Accounts Assistant

Reed Accountancy
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leader in its field of Imports and Exports within FMCG and following a period of expansion is now looking for an Accounts Assistant on a Temp to Perm basis.

This candidate will ideally available to commence work within the next 2 weeks and have the following experience;

- Previous stability within a permanent capacity
- Studing toward their ACCA or CIMA qualification (At the least AAT Level 4 Qualified)
- Knowledge of Sage Line 50 is essential
- Knowledge of SAP is desireable
- Experience running monthly payroll
- Happy to start work as a temporary candidate for a short period of time prior to becoming a permanent member of the team (This is essentially your probationary period)

Key Accountanbilities;

- Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable
- Managing payroll
- Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
- Assisting with budgets
- Completing bank reconciliations
- Entering financial information into appropriate software programs
- Managing company ledgers
- Processing business expenses
- Coordinating internal audits
- Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
- Verifying bank deposits
- Managing day-to-day transactions
- Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
- Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
- Posting daily receipts
- Reporting on debtors and creditors
- Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts
- Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
- Intrastat
- Weekly cash flow
- Credit control for domestic and international suppliers and customers
- Maintain up-to-date analysis of various areas expenditure
- Liaise with company suppliers in a timely fashion
- Assist in producing management accounts
- Support the Management Accounts team in year-end and month end procedures
- Assist in the preparation of budgeting and forecasting
- Deal with stock management
- Carry out any other duties as may reasonably request by the line manager

Previous experience in the following is preferred but not essential;

- Knowledge of working within the Import/Export industry
- Knowledge of Intrastat

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