Assistant Accountant

SF Recruitment
Northampton, UK
15 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant
£28,000 - £32,000

Located in Northampton, this well respected organisation that has grown in stature in a challenging and competitive industry. With an ever increasing customer base, this business is a leader in their particular field and seek to grow further as they continue to expand. Our client is seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant to work closely with and report to the Finance Manager. Working within a successful and highly thought-after organisation, you shall have the opportunity to carry out a wide variety of finance duties, whilst being supported to succeed in a thriving and astute business.

Duties of the Assistant Accountant
As the Assistant Accountant, you will be processing purchase invoices - check against purchase orders, match with delivery notes, code up to project and input into Sage. You will produce sales invoices through Excel - Input into Sage and keep updated records of retention. In addition you will chase overdue invoices, handle bank payments and reconciliations with Sage, ensure payments are made on time and keep accruals and prepayment records updated and journal into Sage. You shall keep records of assets updated and depreciate each month, handle petty cash, credit cards and site expenses, whilst processing the monthly payroll for a small number of staff. The Assistant Accountant will also be responsible for bank reconciliations, monthly VAT returns, checking and producing reports on Excel.

Experience & Requirements of the Assistant Accountant
- Good communication skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- AAT Qualified - Desirable
- Experience of Sage Line 50 - Desirable
- Advanced Excel Skills - Desirable

The Package
- 23 Day annual leave (plus bank holiday)
- Study Support (Available on completion of probation)
- Bonus incentives

If you are interested In this vacancy and would like to find out more about this position, please get in touch with Sam Smith at SF Recruitment. To be considered for this vacancy, please apply with your most up to date CV.

If this role isn't of interest to yourself but you are actively seeking new opportunities within Finance & Accounting across Northamptonshire please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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