Accounts Assistant

Liverpool, UK
15 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Liverpool are presently recruiting for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a newly formed team in Liverpool. As the accounts assistant you will be responsible for supporting the financial accounts manager in ensuring the business is compliant with all internal and external financial reporting requirements. You will reconcile the bank accounts of the business ensuring all postings and cash allocations are up to date. You will help the organisation understand our financial position by producing bank reconciliations and information to support the cash flow and cash management process.

Duties to include:
  • The reconciliation of bank accounts in accordance with pre-determined timetables.
  • Responsible for recording all bank transactions in the financial ledger, including foreign exchange differences and resolution of all queries in a timely manner.
  • Working with the accounts receivable team and other colleagues, accurately and promptly allocate trade receipts to the debtors ledger and all other income to the correct codes in the financial ledger.
  • Working with the accounts receivable team, ensure all card receipts are promptly and accurately reflected in the financial ledger providing assistance and cover as required.
  • Working with the accounts payable team and other colleagues, ensure all payments including direct debits are properly approved, coded and have supporting documentation.
  • Responsible for monitoring out of date cheques and BACS rejects and advising the accounts payable and payroll teams of payments to be re-issued as required.
  • Monitoring the bank balances & working with the financial accounts manager.
  • Completion of month end and year end journal entries.
  • Assisting the financial accounting manager with cash flow reporting and forecasting.
  • Provision of financial information for audits; liaising with managers as appropriate.
  • Production of accurate and detailed working papers for the annual statutory accounts and audit.
  • Production, review and updating of standard operating procedures relevant to the role.
  • To provide additional financial information, reports, reviews and analyses and any other duties as may be reasonably expected and which are commensurate with the level of the post.
  • Being the primary contact for all banking queries

Experience required:
  • AAT qualified or equivalent
  • Proven experience of preparing complex reconciliations
  • Good knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and techniques, and their application.
  • Knowledge of charity accounting SORP is desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics, Jet Reporting and Data Warehouse is desirable
  • Excellent working knowledge of excel is essential.
  • Production of financial reports for finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Communicating with stakeholders

In Return:
  • 27 Days holiday + all bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours on a 35 hour week
  • Group pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • Death in service
  • Study support
  • Season ticket loan

APPLY NOW to avoid disappointment!!!

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