Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
PSTAX
Location
Dartford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1189813232
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum FTE

Contract: Permanent, part time (0.6)

Based: Dartford, Kent (free parking on-site)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join our Corporate Support Team at our head office, based in Kent.

The role is ideal for an experienced senior finance officer/part qualified accountant looking for a part-time internal support role in a vibrant and lively business which delivers taxation advice and training to public sector clients across the UK.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years relevant finance experience who is prepared to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in across a range of tasks under the direction of the Company Secretary. You will also have strong excel skills and ideally experience of using SAGE.

The main tasks are

· Production of regular and ad-hoc internal management reports

· Produce monthly cashflow statement with Company Secretary

· Year end, accruals and prepayments and assist with closing of accounts

· Responsibility for the chart of accounts in SAGE

· Supervise and develop financial corporate support assistant

· Review and sign off bank reconciliation and VAT return

· Control account reconciliation (net pay)

· Assist with coding and journal entry queries

· First point of contact for Company Accountant

· Take on AP/AR responsibilities when required

Skills/Attributes

· Good communication and interpersonal skills

· Good IT skills with system and process knowledge (MS Office, especially excel, SAGE)

· Administrative Skills

· Ability to perform many difference tasks simultaneously to meet strict deadlines and to work as a team

· Progressive approach to working with a small team at HQ and remotely with the wider team who are based in different UK locations

· Flexibility to travel and stay away overnight, there is a requirement to attend a full company team meeting 3 times a year and occasional visits to our Dorset office

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