Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Kirkland Associates
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1219039011
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our well established client are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to provide support to their Finance team, assisting with and developing month end processes and ensuring all ledgers operate efficiently. The ability to multi-task is essential and the ideal candidate will be resourceful, organised and able to use their own initiative to problem solve. Ensuring tasks are carried out accurately and in a timely manner is the key to success for this role.

Assistant Accountant - The Role:
  • Purchase Ledger & Sales Ledger invoices
  • Control applications for payment to clients
  • Credit control
  • Prepare & process expenses payments to staff
  • Reconciliation of Company Credit Card statements
  • Supplier payment run
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations (Accruals, prepayments, etc.)
  • Assisting with the productions of monthly Management Accounts
  • Assisting with the production of Statutory Accounts
  • Performance analysis & reporting for multiple contracts

Assistant Accountant - The Candidate:
  • Maths & English GCSEs or equivalent grade C or above
  • AAT Qualified / ACCA/CIMA or equivalent part qualified (desirable, not essential)
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Sage accountancy packages
  • Confident on Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to plan and organise to meet tight deadlines
  • Confident working on own initiative
  • Customer focus
  • Team worker

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