URGENT - Assistant Accountant

King's Lynn, UK
20 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
REED are proud to be engaged with a very reputable and expanding company based in Kings Lynn. Due to internal movement, the client are seeking to appoint an Assistant Accountant to join their small accounts team on a permanent and full time basis.

Not only are they offering potential progression but they are also happy for a professional who is looking for their opportunity to take on further responsibility within the Accountancy world.

The essential duties and responsibilities for this duties are as follows:

- Support the Finance team with day-to-day and monthly accounting duties

- Strong working knowledge of double entry bookkeeping

- Experience of management or financial accounting and a strong understanding of double entry bookkeeping

- Overseeing the Purchase and Sales Ledger functions

- Assisting with year-end audit processes

- Input into the weekly cash flow forecasting report

- Multi-currency bank reconciliations

- Daily sales reporting

- Setting up payment runs weekly

- Processing purchase invoices (3-way match to Purchase Order/Goods Receipt)

- Sales Ledger processes, bank reconciliations and other general ledger reconciliations

- Reconciliation of customer accounts

- Assisting with daily reporting and month end processes

The ideal candidate would have a hunger for growth and to learn and grow with the business. A professional with the initiative to take responsibility, identify problems and seek the solution with accuracy and attention to detail are paramount to complete this job to the standard expected. Experience of working within an SME or a company distributing consumer packaged goods would also be of benefit to the applicant.

The post holder would have an analytical mind set and a methodical approach with a natural inclination to continually develop their data analysis, report construction and spreadsheet skill set.

Whilst working for this magnificent company you will gain the benefits of:

- Parking on site

- Study support (after a 3 month probation period)

- Cycle to work scheme

- 22 days holiday + bank holidays

- Pension scheme (after a 3 month probation period)

For more information on this exciting position or if you would like to request the full job specification then please do not delay and contact me today on or call !

Alternatively if you are aware of another accountancy professional that may be best suited to this position then why not recommend them to REED?

When we successfully place your recommendation, REED will give to £100!*

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