Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Cooksongold
Location
Dudley
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant
Birmingham, West Midlands

Cooksongold is a leading global supplier of precious metals in gold, silver, platinum and palladium alloys. We are the UK's largest one-stop shop for the jewellery maker.

Based in the Finance department, you will primarily support the Management Accountant. You will be responsible for gathering and checking financial data whilst ensuring financial records are maintained to a high standard.

Your responsibilities will also include:
- Completing and reconciling monthly balance sheets and general ledger transactions.
- Assisting the preparation of monthly accounts, annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.
- Preparing information for government agencies e.g. VAT, Duty.
- Supporting the Management Accountant with accounts inspections (audits)
- Answering internal financial queries / acting as the first point of contact.

The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience within a finance office and:
- Have GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C / 4 and above or equivalent.
- Be highly organised and methodical with excellent attention to detail.
- Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
- A basic understanding of month end reporting and transaction processing would be an advantage

Hours of work:
Standard office hours are Monday to Thursday, 08:30 – 16:45 and Friday 08:30 – 15:30 with a 30 minute lunch break each day (37.5 hours). However, part time working and flexible working patterns will be considered for the right candidate.

Benefits:
- Salary of £18,000 – £20,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
- Up to 26 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
- Company pension scheme with employer contributions matched up to 8%
- Life assurance

As part of the new starter vetting process the successful candidate will be asked to complete a criminal records check from the DBS and asked to provide references; due to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) please do not disclose referee details on your CV.

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Other companies may call this role Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Finance Administrator, Accounts Administrator, Junior Accounts Clerk, Administrator, Admin Assistant or Junior Finance Clerk.

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