Trainee Accountant / Finance Assistant
This is an opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary, specialist association management company. They have developed extensive management experience across a very broad range of associations and has a team of highly-experienced managers who seek to add value to their client accounts. Working as an extension of its clients' teams to provide a comprehensive secretariat service that exceeds expectations and delivers results. Responsibilities - To manage and oversee client accounts, ensuring all are up to date and inline with current legislation; including uploading documents to HMRC and Companies House - Prepare and review accurate and timely monthly management accounts on behalf of clients - Final accounts preparation - including journals, prepayments and accruals - Preparation and management of annual and event budgets - Purchase Ledger - inputting invoices and raising payments - Sales Ledger - raising sales invoices and credit notes - Credit Control - Reconciling income and expenditure - VAT Returns - review and submit to HMRC Qualifications and Skills - Experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Outlook. - The ideal candidate will have experience using the finance software Xero and be AAT Level 3 qualified. Key Characteristics Self-driven, motivated, creative and with an excellent attention to detail. An ability to think ahead and anticipate situations. Comfortable in dealing with senior big company executives and junior staff and suppliers. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Able to get on with others and be a team-player. Well-presented and business-like in all forms of communication. Benefits: 25 Days holiday + bank holidays, Pension scheme, Private Healthcare. Study support considered for the right candidate. They would also consider an apprenticeship. Based in White Colne, near to Colchester. Get the Recruitment Genius Advantage today. As the UK's largest online recruitment advertising company placing more candidates than anyone else.