Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Westgate Healthcare Group Ltd
Location
Borehamwood, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
1222767593
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Come and join our family!

We are a family run, award winning care home group looking for an enthusiastic and bright Assistant Accountant to join our Head Office team. We really value our employees and believe in listening to ideas, celebrating achievements and making a difference. We will offer you responsibility and great training and career development in a friendly and positive work environment.

At Westgate we know our success depends not just on the happiness of our elderly residents, but also on the happiness of our team. As well as a competitive remuneration package and genuine career development, we offer free onsite car parking and benefits through our Perkz scheme, which includes discounted hotel stays, gym memberships, money off grocery shopping and high street discounts. Fresh fruit and snacks are provided daily in the office kitchen, we organise regular team nights out, celebrate birthdays and have a dedicated day each month to finish early to socialise with the team.

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant with impeccable attention to detail, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a first-rate work ethic. The Assistant Accountant will work closely with the Management Accountant and Head of Finance and report directly to the Head of Finance.

About the role:
  • Raising monthly sales invoices
  • Credit control and liaising with residents, residents' next of kin, Local authority and NHS CCG
  • Cash posting and day to day banking
  • Financial Reports and analysis
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Other adhoc duties as required

Desired Skills and Experiences:
  • Approximately 2 years of experience in an accounting and/or finance environment
  • Strong academic background such as relevant degree and/or studying toward an accounting qualification
  • Credit control experience
  • Solid book-keeping experience
  • Commercial acumen and a good eye for detail
  • Demonstrable experience of team working
  • Very strong MS Excel skills
  • Flexibility, ability to multitask and work to achieve tight deadlines in a fast-paced business environment

Benefits:
  • Working hours: 9.00am till 5.00pm
  • Workplace Pension scheme
  • Salary: £28,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year
  • 25 days Annual leave
  • Perkz- employee discounts scheme

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.enthusiastic and bright

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