Assistant Accountant

Alexander Daniels
£20,000 per annum
10 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Currently seeking an accountant who is enthusiastic and highly motivated, with a professional attitude. This role will help to provide key management information that will be essential as the business continues rapid growth with forecast turnover of £30m for 2016. This role will supplement current resources and the successful candidate will have the advantage to grow with the business and influence the future shape of the finance department. The accounts department also supports several associated companies and this will provide the candidate a wide variety of experience.

Main Duties:

  • Database - export data in excel and produce reports to help analyse development activity
  • Database - reconcile client monies with bank accounts to support property exchanges & completions
  • Database - update the database with commissions earned by internal sales team and external agents
  • Accounting - maintain the books and records on SAGE 50 and reconcile accounting information with the CRM database to ensure all transactions are accurate, complete and up to date
  • Sales ledger - preparing sales invoices, posting sales invoices and cash to SAGE
  • Purchase ledger - checking purchase invoices carefully, reconciling with and updating database, communicating with demanding suppliers, posting invoices and cash to SAGE
  • Reconciliations for the bank accounts, VAT, commissions, deposits, property exchanges
  • Provide the MD and Main Developer with vital business information
  • Other duties as required

Personal Specification:


Experience within an accounting department including purchase, sales and nominal ledger duties

An attitude to meeting deadlines, attention to detail and providing accurate information

Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, competent user of Microsoft Word and Outlook

Flexible and adaptable approach

Team player who wants to learn and develop with an expanding organisation

5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including Maths and English


Experience within property sector

Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM