Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Equals One Ltd
Location
West Bowling, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1237966341
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Assistant - up to 22k 35 hours per week, Bradford - Permanent contract Due to an internal promotion, we have a vacancy for an Accounts Assistant to act as second in command to our head of accounts. Joining a dedicated team of 5, the department is fully integrated in the business with daily interaction with management from all functional areas so keen commercial awareness as well as strong interpersonal skills are required. The main focus of the role is to assist in the preparation of management accounts to pre-set monthly deadlines across all divisions of the company; provide accurate management information and to ensure the monthly payroll runs smoothly. Key responsibilities but not limited to:- ·Preparation and proactive analysis of monthly management accounts ·Bank reconciliation - posting all receipts, payments and statements to appropriate system (variety of packages used specific to industry) ·Production of trial balance and making necessary adjustments (reallocations of costs and sales figures) ·Produce and check monthly invoices - completing pre-invoice run and random checking ·Assist with payroll (external payroll company used) re bonus, commissions, overtime and ensure compliance ·Support the Head of Accounts in ad-hoc tasks, reporting requirements and projects, including process improvement, compliance budget/forecasts, and enhancement of accounting system. The successful applicant will be ·At least 3-4 years in an accounts environment ·Educated to degree level and part qualified accountant - ideally ACCA ·A strong user of Excel and possess well-honed accounting systems skills ·Have experience of reporting and using MIS - for financials of sales, costs, margins etc ·Have previous involvement in payroll ·Be quick to pick up new accounting and software packages ·Able to communicate confidently at all levels The package ·Competitive salary of up to £22,000 ·Full support with further professional qualifications (financial costs and time off for exams) ·The opportunity to work in a growing but well established SME (we celebrated 50 years in 2017) and to get involved in all aspects of the business ·21 days holiday per year rising to 24, and an additional birthday holiday once probationary period completed ·Free staff parking ·Subsidised snacks and free hot drinks

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