Finance Assistant/Trainee Accountant

Recruiter
Pursuit Resources Group
Location
Colchester
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an ambitious, driven Accounts/Finance graduate looking for an exciting career? If you have a relevant degree, or are AAT Level 3 qualified looking for a varied role which offers study support and fantastic development - this is a great opportunity for you!

Pursuit Resources are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant for our client, a succesful yet rapidly growing marketing agency in the Essex area.

Joining a social, friendly team environment and reporting into the Finance Director, you will be a key member of the Finance team, overseeing the company accounts including monthly reporting, purchase and sales ledger and statutory reporting.

Duties will include:

* To manage and oversee client accounts, ensuring all are up to date and online with current legislations; including uploading documents to HMRC and Companies House

* Prepare and review accurate and timely monthly management accounts on behalf of clients

* Final accounts preparation – including journals, prepayments and accruals

* Preparation and management of annual and event budgets

* Purchase Ledger – inputting invoices and raising payments

* Sales Ledger – raising sales invoices and credit notes

* Credit Control

* Reconciling income and expenditure

* VAT Returns – review and submit to HMRC

* Provide support to the Finance Director and external accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as typing, filing, making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping

* Perform routine calculations to produce analyses and reports as requested by the finance director

Our client is looking for:

* Ideally degree educated

* AAT Level 3 qualified

* Highly experienced user of the MS Office package, particularly Excel & Outlook

* Experience using finance software Xero - desirable

* Self-driven, motivated, creative and with an excellent attention to detail

* Reliable, tolerant, and determined

* Able to get on with others and be a team-player

* Well-presented and business-like in all forms of communication.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rewarding company, in a position which also offers study support!

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact Courtney Bromfield on (phone number removed).

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website – (url removed) or alternatively find us on social media under ‘@pursuitgroup’. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn

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