Assistant Accountant

Transparent Recruitment Solutions Ltd
South Woodham Ferrers, UK
21 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you currently studying towards the AAT qualification and have gained some general accounting experience as well as some credit control? Would you like to work for a growing and successful business within a friendly and small office environment?

Transparent is supporting a long-standing client in the recruitment of an Assistant Accountant. Supporting both the Accounts Manager and the Financial Controller, your role will include a mixture of credit control and general accounting and day-to-day operations.

This role would suit a 'hands-on' individual with a sound knowledge of accounts and bookkeeping, and someone who can assist with the Accounts Manager's duties during any absences or holiday periods.

It would also suit someone with a desire to improve processes and systems, with the ability to identify issues before they escalate, and creating a solution.

Working in a friendly and supportive environment, this role will interact with various stakeholders across the whole business, thereby utilising your excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key duties will include:

- Taking a proactive role in the management and collection of debts

- Evaluating and reviewing new credit requests

- Identifying customer issues and reporting finds in Sales Team Meetings and with the MD

- Ensuring all costs are applied before invoices raised

- Liaising with Sales Team to ensure prompt delivery of goods to customners

- Weekly stock forecasting and forward order reporting

- Invoice processing, accruals and reconciliations

- Driving and developing improvements in processes and efficiencies

- General accounting and bookkeeping duties

- Ad hoc duties to assist the Finance Team

The person:

- AAT student

- A desire to improve systems and processes

- Comfortable in a small office environment

- Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role

- Strong attention to detail

In return, our client offers a competitive salary together with AAT study support.

If this sounds like the type of role you are seeking and would like to hear further information, please contact Samantha Harris.

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