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Assistant Accountant

CMA Recruitment Group
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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CMA Recruitment Group is delighted to be exclusively supporting our Sherborne, Dorset client who is currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their close knit accounting team. Our client, who looks after the financial affairs of their own client, is in need of an Assistant Accountant to assist them with a range of responsibilities, including supporting with multiple entity accounts. Our client operates within the leisure and property industry sector.

Our client has well-presented offices based in a prestigious rural setting. This is a great opportunity for a progressive candidate who is wanting to work in a varied hands-on position with the opportunity to support in streamlining processes, additionally you will be liaising with various functions of the business.

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;
  • A desire to progress and develop practical experience alongside AAT/CIMA/ACCA or similar accounting qualifications;
  • 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 of £25,000-£30,000 (depending on extent of required experience);
  • Parking onsite;
  • Ongoing support and development;
  • Company benefits.

CMA Recruitment Group is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. CMA complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn't discriminate on any protected characteristics. By completing the application process, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy Notice and that CMA may contact you in connection with your application in relation to CMA providing you with work finding services. Our Privacy Notice can be viewed under the privacy tab on our website. CMA is currently receiving a high volume of applications. Whilst we ensure all applications are considered, regrettably, it may not be possible to respond individually to all applications received.
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