Assistant Accountant

16 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Reed Accountancy are looking for an ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT to support and report to the Group Accountant for a company based in Plymouth.

Specific duties of the role include:

  • On going reconciliation of balance sheet control accounts including stock, accruals and debtor accounts, investigating outstanding items and resolving in a correct and timely manner.
  • Reconciling profits on sales, investigating and resolving variances.
  • Preparation and processing of daily banking
  • Updating stock records for monthly revaluations.
  • Posting and reporting on advertising and marketing expenditure.
  • Posting of finance commission.
  • Review of aged debtors, liaising with managers to get them paid.
  • Liaising with department managers resolve outstanding accounting issues.
  • Act as holiday cover for the Director responsible for daily bank reconciliation and bank account postings.
  • Plus working with the Group Accountant to assist with the preparation of the monthly Management Accounts and in the fullness of time be able to generate Management Accounts independently.

The role would ideally be filled by someone who is fully AAT qualified or similar. Strong IT skills, Excel in particular are essential. The ideal candidate will also have methodical, logical and common sense approach to resolving accounting issues and ensuring variance’s and differences are professionally dealt with to ensure Management Accounts are accurate.

The role will develop over time as additional duties and responsibilities will be added, the pace of which will be dictated by the businesses requirements and the successful candidates ability to absorb additional duties

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30

If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply online with your up-to-date CV, confirming your current salary and notice period within your covering letter.

Any questions, please contact Geraldine Ives on

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