Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment
Location
Exeter, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1162670143
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant (Temporary)

Exeter

£20-24k

Ref: 13407

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join them on a temporary basis at their Head Office based in Exeter.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Provide support to the finance team in various day to day finance activities
  • Perform routine calculations to produce analyses, journals and reports
  • Undertake Purchase Ledger duties
  • Performance balance sheet reconciliations to ensure all calculations and data entries are correct. Follow up on any reconciled discrepancies or errors
  • Provide back up in respect of customer supplier invoices processing and payment of invoices through the purchase ledger
  • To provide back up in respect of customer account set up and credit checking to ensure timely raising of Sales Ledger invoices and enabling successful debt collection.
  • Ensure compliance to company's financial policies and procedures
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.
  • Undertake ad hoc finance duties as and when required that are relevant to the finance assistant role.

In order to be successfully considered, you must be/have:
  • AAT qualified or have at least 1-2 years' experience working in a similar role.
  • Available at short notice.
  • Extensive bank reconciliation experience.
  • Excellent purchase ledger and sales ledger understanding.

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