Assistant Accountant

Asterley Clarke
Cobham, UK
11 Aug 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for someone who can start immediately on a temporary assignment for a highly successful business in Cobham Surrey

Reporting to the FC, you will work closely with all finance team members and wider business employees. The main responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant are the accurate and timely production of client invoices (across the Group), undertaking all new job set-up processes within the Group's accounting platform and some credit control. The role is highly varied, with responsibilities encompassing a range of accounts receivable tasks as well as broader support to the accounts function.

Specific tasks include:
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely completion of client invoices prepared monthly, taking account of any withholding taxes and other billing complexities.
  • Maintain regular communication with the company's operations teams to ensure that specific matters in relations to consultant's invoices and payments are handled in a timely fashion and Finance have a full understanding of the invoicing instructions per the client from the outset of all new projects.
  • Review / Prepare the monthly invoices for all live projects in the month and ensure that at least 95% of all invoices have been sent to clients within 8 Working Days of the month end, and where necessary obtain appropriate approval from >80% of client Invoicing.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts (P&L, BS and CFS) for certain Group entities, including all Balance Sheet reconciliations, margin analysis per project and division, and overhead variance analysis

The successful candidate will have solid AR / Credit control experience along with a "can do " attitude and the ability to work with initiative and ownership and be able to start immediately

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