Accounts Assistant - Temp to perm

Red Door Recruitment Limited
St. Albans, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
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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