Assistant Accountant

Meridian Business Support
Sherborne, UK
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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Assistant Accountant

Sherborne, Dorset


£25,000- £29,000

Meridian are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-respected, Sherborne based company who are seeking an Assistant Accountant to join their successful finance team.

Role Duties include:
  • Ensure all income and costs have been appropriately approved and recorded accurately
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Sales ledger, sales invoicing and accounts receivable processing.
  • Purchase ledger & purchase invoicing
  • Credit card and expense claim processing.
  • Create payment runs
  • Run Reports regarding cash availability, debtors and creditors
  • Maintain fixed asset registers
  • Management account preparation to trial balance
  • Assist with the preparation VAT returns
  • Journal entries
  • Project work (where required)

Essential Requirements:
  • AAT qualified or Qualified by experience
  • A minimum of 3 years finance experience in either a commercial or practice environment
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Proven problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive attitude towards work

Desirable Requirements:
  • Experience and knowledge of VAT returns
  • Experienced with cloud-based accountancy software such as Xero and Quickbooks

Role Overview
  • Permanent role to start ASAP
  • Full Time
  • Hours of work are 08:30- 17:15

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Free parking on site
  • 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Private Health care Scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Professional membership subscription paid
  • Commitment to future CPD and studies

How to apply?

To apply for this role click apply now or send your CV to . For more information or a confidential discussing regarding this role please call and ask for Liam Hawkins

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.
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