Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Marks Sattin (UK) Ltd
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
18000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Feb 2018
Closes
28 Feb 2018
Job Type
Graduate
Contract Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Finance Graduate with 12 - 18 months relevant experience to join a growing FMCG business in the Lichfield area as an Accounts Assistant.

Main Responsibilities as Assistant Accountant:

  • Preparation of Fixed Asset Register - maintenance & reconciliation, monitoring spend - actual v authorised and audit of assets to enable register to move from excel to AX.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations - prepayments / accruals, payroll controls and tax.
  • GRNI- weekly update of tracker and working with the purchase ledger to clear duplicate GRNIs.
  • Assist with VAT / EC reports / Intrastats.
  • Assist with preparation of journals including payroll, accruals, prepayments etc.
  • Support the Purchase Ledger in process improvement.
  • Ad-hoc support in the following areas: expenses, bank reconciliations, bank payments, payroll, preparation of data for group reporting, prep/analysis of data for tax reporting, monthly KPI data, provision of analytical support of account spend as requested and supplier maintenance.
  • Full support and assistance with month end procedures

Skills & Experience required:

You will ideally:

  • Have experience of an accounting/finance function and exposure to the above responsibilities
  • A proactive approach with a can do attitude is essential
  • Good Excel skills, knowledge of v lookups and pivot tables would be advantageous

Salary GBP18,000 - GBP24,000 plus study support is on offer for the successful individual along with the opportunity to work in a high-performing and knowledgeable team of Accountants.