Assistant Accountant

£22000 - £25000

Job Description

Our well established client are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to provide support to the Finance Manager, assisting with and developing month end processes and ensuring all ledgers operate efficiently.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their career and get involved with Management Accounts.


The ability to multi-task is essential and the ideal candidate will be resourceful, organised and able to use their own initiative to problem solve. Ensuring tasks are carried out accurately and in a timely manner is the key to success for this role.

Assistant Accountant - The Role:

  • Purchase Ledger & Sales Ledger invoices
  • Control applications for payment to clients
  • Credit control
  • Prepare & process expenses payments to staff
  • Reconciliation of Company Credit Card statements
  • Supplier payment run
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations (Accruals, prepayments, etc.)
  • Assisting with the productions of monthly Management Accounts
  • Assisting with the production of Statutory Accounts
  • Performance analysis & reporting for multiple contracts

Assistant Accountant - The Candidate:

  • Maths & English GCSEs or equivalent grade C or above
  • Some experience with Management Accounts
  • AAT Qualified / ACCA/CIMA or equivalent part qualified (desirable, not essential)
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Sage accountancy packages
  • Confident on Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to plan and organise to meet tight deadlines
  • Confident working on own initiative
  • Customer focus
  • Team worker