Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Huntress
Location
Leatherhead
Posted
14 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an opportunity for an established Assistant Financial Accountant to Join a corporate company based in Leatherhead, Surrey.

The Assistant Financial Accountant will be responsible for processing monthly procedures in a timely and accurate manner, including payroll and all its associated costs. VAT returns will be processed digitally on a quarterly basis for Head Office and the branches. The Assistant Financial Accountant will be the superuser for payroll, VAT and benefits in kind and will ensure that month end activities are completed in a timely manner for the FP&A function to complete within the timetable deadlines. The Assistant Financial Accountant will support the Financial Controller in the statutory audit and other areas where necessary.

* Responsible for the completion of monthly payroll for Head Office and Branches, where applicable.

* Responsible for the completion of monthly payroll.

* Responsible for the completion of monthly pensions.

* Responsible for the completion of Year End Payroll Procedures (P11Ds, P60s, etc).

* Responsible for processing VAT returns digitally for Head Office and Branches, being the superuser for VAT.

* Process BIKs (Benefits-In-Kind) for Officers, being the superuser for BIK.

* Perform all Balance Sheet reconciliations for Head Office with journal postings where necessary.

* Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting policies & practices.

* Ensure completion of statutory responsibilities – Tax, NI, Pension, RTI, and any other.

* Ensure month end activities for Accounts Administrators are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

* Assist the Financial Controller with preparation of month and year-end for FP&A to complete.

* Assist the Financial Controller with preparation of interim and year-end audits.

* Other ad hoc duties as prescribed by the Financial Controller to assist in achieving Finance Department objectives

* VAT experience, preferably in a more complex environment.

* Experience in a busy, progressive and tightly managed medium sized business.

* Extensive experience of computerised accounting systems.

* Advance Microsoft Office user, in particular Excel.

The successful candidate will be Part Qualified (CIMA/ACCA) or QBE

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK

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