Assistant Accountant

Oasis Personnel
Newport Pagnell, UK
16 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant - Permanent - based in Newport Pagnell

Purpose of Role:

This Assistant Accountant role requires an all round well exposed confident individual with strong systems skill, and strong inter-personal relationship skills. Supporting both the Financial and Commercial accounting functions with the main focus being the maintenance of mastadata within ERP, Ownership of P&L Recording, Balance sheet and control file recording.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Creation of system records for new customers, suppliers and products;
  • Involvement in revision to master data creation and approval processes;
  • Interrogating and investigating any issues on daily and monthly data including integrity checks
  • Ensuring integrity of transactional data; ensuring data makes business sense;
  • Purchase ledger data management;
  • Management of manual credit note, and invoice transactions;
  • Maintaining chart of accounts and associated data attributes;
  • Customer Pricing maintenance including routine updates, making recommendations to commercial team, monitoring obsolete pricing based on sales volumes and make recommendations to cease pricing
  • Item Master Management including item master and plant pricing on a monthly basis; raw materials and finished goods and creation of new stock items
  • Ensuring Balance Sheet reconciliations are kept up to date and reviewed monthly
  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly management and financial accounts:
  • Ensuring Balance Sheet reconciliations are kept up to date and reviewed monthly
  • Owning the successful submission of National Statistics returns

Person Specification:


Financial background with an appreciation of accounting principles (accruals & prepayments) Balance Sheet, System Accounting experience

Essential Skills:
  • Masterdata Management Experience
  • Strong IT skills to include Microsoft Excel Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience of using and an understanding of an ERP system
  • ERP development experience
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Creative approach to problem solving, and process improvement
  • Proactive in streamlining process and establishing new practices
  • Ability to build effective working relationships at all levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to produce quality work under pressure and to deadlines, with an attention to detail

Hours of work:

9.00am - 5.00pm (Monday - Friday)

If you are interested, please get in touch ASAP or if this is not the exact role you are searching for please do not hesitate to contact me directly to discuss other opportunities.

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