Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1254767883
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant £18,000 + £24,000 + benefits

Assistant Accountant

Robert Half are working exclusively with a growing SME business based in South Bristol to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Assistant Accountant offering £18,000 - £24,000 + study. The role is perfect for someone with previous experience in transactional Finance that is looking for an opportunity to get their hands on month-end duties such as assisting with management accounts production as training will be provided. The company will be looking to take on an addition head in the following year due to growth, therefore this poses the opportunity for the Assistant Accountant to step up!

The Role

Working in a small Finance team of 2 - the Assistant Accountant will report directly into the Finance Manager to support with all aspects of the company's financial performance including transactional finance, month-end reporting, accounts production and year-end.

Key Duties:
  • Bank reconciliation of accounts
  • Ensure purchase order processing is managed efficiently and effectively
  • Manage creditors in line with Company policy or management directives
  • Manage debtors in line with Company policy or management directives
  • Prepare sales and post purchase invoices.
  • Assist in the design, create and maintain financial processes
  • Help Finance Manager to maintain all company accounts ledgers
  • Assist Finance Manager with VAT returns, CIS submissions, Pension Payments and P11D
  • Assist Finance Manager with preparation of management accounts
  • Assisting with ad-hoc month-end responsibility
  • Assist with year-end accounts
  • Dealing with financial paperwork and filing
  • Responsible for credit control to ensure debtors days are maintained as low as possible
  • Assist Finance Manager with strategic planning within finance function

Your Profile
  • Open to QBE or studiers of an Accounting qualification
  • Must be competent on Excel - vlookups & pivot tables
  • Previous experience in transactional finance - willing to teach everything else
  • Enthusiastic in attitude

Benefits
  • £18,000 - £24,000
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension Scheme

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice.

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