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Assistant Accountant

£32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and parking

An Assistant Accountant is required by a local firm to manage the Sales Ledger Purchase Ledger, Month End and Reporting. Working with a part time Purchase Ledger bookkeeper you'll be responsible for:

  • Daily banking transactions (Including PayPal): updating payments & receipts, banking cheques
  • Sales ledger (Sage 50): invoicing as required, credit control, monthly client statements
  • Purchase ledger (Suppliers & Company Credit Card): match monthly statements, match invoices to purchase order, chase missing invoices, schedule payments on terms agreed (mainly holiday cover)
  • Quarterly VAT returns & monthly CIS returns
  • Control & administer petty cash: invoices & maintaining level of funds
  • Cashflow reporting: account for all payments, purchase orders, provisional costs e.g. subcontractors & potential inflow of cash
  • Assisting with month end and year end accounts (WIP Journals & Deferred income)
  • Reporting: daily receipts, productivity log cards
  • Incoming and outgoing post
  • Managing fuel cards & company credit cards
  • Liaising with third party, clients & suppliers
  • Commission figures for relevant departments, upload salary payments and assist with P11D's
  • Take card payments over the phone

You'll have a fully qualified accountant to support you who comes in once a month to help manage month end.

What do you need?

  • Competent with Microsoft word, excel and Sage Line 50 software (or similar)
  • Bookkeeping experience, able to accurately and competently work with figures
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise under pressure

What's on offer?

  • Salary up to £35,000
  • Hybrid working 3 days in office or Full Time Office (Flexi)
  • Parking on site
  • Healthcare after 3 months
  • Death in Service
  • Pension
  • Sick pay 3 days rolling per year
  • 20 days hol increasing to 23 days