Accounts Assistant

18000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual + GBP18000 - GBP22000/annum plus excellent benefits
13 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Our prestigious client who is a specialist manufacturer has an opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join them on a permanent basis. The purpose of the Accounts Assistant role will be to carry out various bookkeeping tasks including invoice processing, banking, reconciliations, accounts administration, credit control and to directly support the Accounts Manager and provide cover where required.

Duties will include:

* Administering the day to day bookkeeping functions including sales ledger, purchase ledger, credit control, banking, staff expenses, VAT and payments
* Assist with month end reporting including investigation and analysis of postings and journal entry
* Adhering to month end deadlines and to ensure the timescales for all processes and procedures within area of responsibility are met
* Assist with the annual audit
* Respond to customer queries, effectively and efficiently
* Focus on accuracy of all bookkeeping processes including data entry, cross checking and filing
* Analyse, reconcile and evaluate data / information and produce reports / information / data as required
* Take an active role in the development and implementation of accounting processes and systems
* Assist the Accounts Manager with the completion of the month end accounts and to assist with administrative tasks and operations
* Review and verify P&L and balance sheet accounts to verify the accuracy of the month end reporting
* Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

The company offers the following benefits:

* Bonus scheme
* 25 days annual leave plus 1 day for your birthday
* Private medical insurance (on completion of one years' service)
* Pension (on completion of one years' service)
* Excellent training and development opportunities

Education & Experience Required:

* The Accounts Assistant will have first-hand experience of working within a busy accounts department, meeting deadlines and providing accurate data entry and reporting
* AAT Qualified or equivalent
* GCSE English & Maths at minimum of grade B
* High level of attention to detail and a high standard of organisation
* High level of accuracy and processing skills
* Excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft packages
* Knowledge of SAP and CRM system desirable

Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Salary: GBP18,000 - GBP22,000k dependent on experience