Our client a reputable Business Management firm based in the Yeovil area are looking to add a Finance Assistant to their succesful buinsess.
Finance Assistant - Role Profile
You will be responsible for the bookkeeping and accounting support for a limited company in the retail sector.
You will be expected to:
Work together with your fellow Finance Assistant to ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained accurately and in a timely manner, these include but are not limited to:
Undertake all prime entry bookkeeping tasks ensuring all income and costs have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable is correctly treated.
Prepare regular reconciliations not limited to bank accounts, customer payment systems, suppliers, stock, sales commissions and a production order loan facility.
Management of the sales ledger, sales invoicing system and accounts receivable processing.
Management of the purchase ledger, purchase invoice, company credit card and expense claim processing.
Maintain all fixed asset registers, ledgers and control accounts accurately.
Prepare management accounts to trial balance and assist with the preparation of the statutory accounts with supporting year end audit files where required for internal and external review.
Assist with the preparation of EC Sales Lists and VAT returns ensuring these are submitted on time.
Undertake project work as required
Report to the Team Leader
We are looking for an individual who:
Is AAT qualified or qualified by experience with at least five years of relevant experience within practice or industry (retail sector advantageous)
Has experience of VAT and knowledge of EC sales lists being an advantage
Can proactively prioritise their own work as this role deals with a high volume of information
Is tactful, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to deal assertively with a wide range of people
Has excellent IT skills, a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of using Xero accounting software would be advantageous
What we have to offer:
An attractive salary commensurate with experience
8% employer pension contribution
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Individual BUPA cover
Life insurance 4 x gross salary
Payment of your annual AAT membership subscription if applicable