Trainee Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Didcot, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1222694533
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Eciting opportunity to join a growing business in Harwell on a 12 FTC. This is a position for someone looking to gain more experience in Finance!

Client Details

My client based in Harwell are looking for a Trainee Accounts Assistant to join there Finance team on a 12 FTC to cover a maternity leave. They are a large manufacturing business that have experienced sustained and significant growth since they first developed. You will report directly into the Purchase Ledger Manager and be apart of a team of 3. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain more experience in finance.

They have lots of parking on site and are accessible by public transport.

Description

Trainee Accounts Assistant:
  • Daily posting of invoices
  • Preparation of payment runs for upload to the online banking system
  • Monthly cash and credit card employee expense claims
  • Processing ad hoc tax payment requests
  • Weekly cash allocations for the UK Finance controlled bank accounts
  • Liaising with the Sales teams to process compliant payment requests
  • Dealing with multi-currency transactions
  • Supplier statement of account reconciliation
  • To ensure that supplier queries are resolved promptly and efficiently
  • Ensure that VAT is properly recorded where appropriate
  • Assist the Accounts Payable Supervisor with any ad hoc tasks as necessary
  • Develop process changes to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions
  • Assist the internal and external statutory audit process to evidence transactions and source documentation as required

Profile

Trainee Accounts Assistant Specific Skills:
  • Acts with professional integrity and honesty to deliver a high standard of service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills with sound judgement
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Appreciation of finance processes and controls of an inter-company, multi-currency environment
  • Work well independently as well as in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills/concepts and be challenged to propose new ideas and document process improvements
  • Good personal organisation and reporting skills, written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrates a structured and methodical approach with ability to prioritise and multi-task

Job Offer

Trainee Accounts Assistant position on offer:
  • £21000 - £23000
  • 12 FTC Maternity Cover
  • Based in Harwell
  • Parking on site and good public transport links
  • Great opportunity for someone looking to gain more experience

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