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Assistant Accountant

CMA Recruitment Group
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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A permanent opportunity has arisen with CMA's Sherborne, Dorset based client. Our client, who looks after the financial affairs of their own client, is in need of a Assistant Accountant to assist them with a range of responsibilities covering limited companies operating in the financial consultancy sector, a pension scheme, a sole trader ship and reporting on overseas personal and property expenditure.

What will the role involve?
  • Entry bookkeeping for all income and costs ensuring they have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable;
  • Control all payments runs and weekly bank reconciliation where needed;
  • Prepare VAT returns ensuring timely submissions;
  • Maintain all fixed asset registers, ledgers and control accounts;
  • Undertake credit control as required;
  • Produce management accounts and year-end statutory accounts files for internal and external audit review.

Suitable Candidate:
  • You will ideally be AAT qualified or equivalent;
  • Have had previous experience of VAT calculations;
  • Will be able to take proactive approach to their work and prioritise their own tasks to ensure timely completion;
  • Excellent IT skills, a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of using accounting software;
  • Will be flexible, willing to learn and take on additional responsibilities as required.

' A successful candidate should meet all of the criteria above'.

Additional benefits and information:

  • An attractive salary (depending on extent of required experience) and remuneration package including 8% employer pension contribution, 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, medical insurance and life insurance;
  • Commitment to provide the successful candidate with ongoing career development;
  • Onsite parking.

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