Accounts Assistant - Temp to perm

Recruiter
Red Door Recruitment Limited
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1240507565
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Established company, up to £12.75 per hour, free parking, pension, continued training and support, and a welcoming open-plan environment!

We're recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join an internationally successful company, based in St Albans, on a temp to perm basis.

Working within a team of 5 and reporting to the Head of Finance, the role will be varied and busy. Following a recent acquisition by a US Fortune 500 company, you will be supporting with all accounting activities including daily sales reporting, analytical work and AR/credit control requirements.

The client are looking for energetic and motivated candidates with accounting experience and a good level of Excel, including pivot tables and VLOOKUP.

Key responsibilities:
  • Daily sales reporting
  • First margin and turnover reports
  • Process customer and contractor rebates claims
  • Month end processes - accounts payable tasks
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Monthly consolidated profit and loss accounts and analysis
  • Individual service profit and loss
  • Assist with annual budgets, forecasts and working capitals
  • Monthly rebate and promotions accruals provisions
  • Margin analysis by customers and products
  • KPIs
  • Credit control
  • Warranty costs - conveyor reporting
  • Service agents account reconciliations
  • VAT calculation, processing and payment
  • Customer and vendor account setup
  • Axapta Masterfile update

What the employer is looking for:
  • Ideally at least partly qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with knowledge of UK & US GAAP
  • At least 2 years' experience in an accounts position
  • Strong communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Energetic/driven individual with proven motivational skills
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel - including pivot tables and VLOOKUP
  • Ideally knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX

What's in it for you?
  • up to £12.75 per hour, depending on experience
  • Free parking
  • 3% pension contribution (subject to passing probation and once permanent)
  • Continued training and support
  • Hours: 9am - 5pm with 30 minute lunch - flexibility will be required for this role, especially around month-end

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