Assistant Financial Accountant

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Coventry, UK
12 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Chartered certified accountants based in Coventry, supporting businesses through accountancy and related services such as payroll, bookkeeping, VAT and tax. Due to continued growth the practice are now seeking a new addition to the team.

Client Details

My client is a fast growing and highly successful accountancy business based in Coventry who have an immediate requirement to strengthen their team by bringing in a proven Assistant Financial Accountant on a permanent basis.


The role will include a number of key responsibilities for the Assistant Financial Accountant including:
  • Month end preparation and reporting of the accounts
  • Period end duties and audit preparation
  • Financial accounting duties including journals, accruals and prepayment
  • Daily cashbook postings
  • Raising debit notes
  • Dealing with petty cash payments
  • VAT and Intrastat
  • Assisting in supporting the purchase and sales ledger functions
  • Ad hoc accounting projects and administration


The successful candidate will have previous commercial exposure in all-round accounting functions so that they can assist and support the team in all aspects of the accounts function.

You will also need to possess exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.

Ideally accounting qualifications such as ACCA or CIMA will be advantageous in this role although not a necessity however it is vital that you are a self starter who has lots of initiative and possess a strong work ethic, always striving for success.
  1. 3+ years recent experience of working in Professional Practice
  2. Able to competently prepare year end financial statements for all types of businesses/entities below the Audit Threshold using Iris or similar software
  3. IT skills - A mix in particular of Iris/Sage50/Xero/Quick Books/Receipt Bank/Microsoft office
  4. Able to prepare accurate Management accounts/VAT returns/do some bookkeeping
  5. Reasonable Tax Knowledge re drafting Corporation Tax computations/Taxable Profit/Loss computations
  6. QBE or Part Qualified
  7. A role covering payroll, bookkeeping, VAT and tax

Job Offer

Excellent career development and remuneration package, study support, commercial accounting exposure, car parking for the Assistant Financial Accountant
  • £22,000-£33,000

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