Accounts Assistant

Randstad Financial and Professional
Hemel Hempstead
15 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A well known and respected organisation is seeking to add an Accounts Assistant to their busy and fast paced finance team. You will be supporting the Management Accountant with day-to-day tasks and will be their right hand person.

Reporting to the Financial Controller and under the day to day supervision of the Management Accountant, you will play a key role in ensuring the accuracy of the company ledgers and assisting with the preparation of the Monthly Management Accounts.

This is a full and pivotal role in the business, however the right candidate will likely have the opportunity to get involved in other areas of the Management Accounts preparation and additional reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
-All company Bank Account Reconciliations including identifying entries and posting / importing of transactions
-Maintenance & Posting of Direct Debits - ensuring invoices received and correct authorisations gained
-Petty Cash Control and reconciliation
-VISA and other staff expenses postings
-Intercompany reconciliations & raising intercompany invoices
-Balance Sheet Reconciliations
-Maintenance of company Asset registers including processing of disposals
-Assisting in the reconciliation of cash customer receipts to invoices
-Preparing monthly accruals and prepayments
-Assisting in the processing of bad debt write offs
-Assisting in the preparation of Audit Files and liaising with external auditors
-Providing weekly asset utilisation statistics to the business
-Other ad-hoc reporting as required

We are looking for the following skills
-Experienced Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant
-Intermediate / Advanced Excel User (Data manipulation / use of Formulae)
-Strong Technical Bookkeeping ability
-Proven eye for detail and accuracy
-Ability to liaise confidently with colleagues at all levels
-A hands on and proactive individual

Salary & Benefits:
My client is offering an annual salary of £25,000 - £30,000

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003