Assistant Accountant

Work Search Recruitment

  • Full Time
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We are looking for a professional, highly organised, team player who has excellent verbal and written communication, and organisational skills to support the finance department.  

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Financial Controller supporting the business by;  

  • Compliance  
  • VAT  
  • Stock Reconciliations  
  • Completing Bank Reconciliations  
  • Debt Chasing  
  • Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team 
  • Recording expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget 
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source 
  • Managing company ledgers  
  • Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods  
  • Reporting on Debtors and Creditors  
  • Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies  
  • Monthly Payment Run  
  • Processing business expenses  
  • Dealing with Customer Queries  
  • Responsible for the Petty Cash  
  • Credit Risk Reporting  
  • Dealing with Supplier queries  
  • Maintain Master Data  
  • Develop the credit management capability within the company   
  • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
  • Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required  

Knowledge/Competencies: 

  • Strong knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office, expertise in creating pivot tables, lookup’s etc
  • Have a working knowledge of SAP and Lotus notes or equivalent is desirable but not essential  
  • Ability to process numerical data, problem-solving attitude  
  • Ability to create detailed reports
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines  
  • Demonstrate qualities of confidentiality, consistency, diplomacy, discretion and integrity  
  • High level of analytical skills  
  • Able to work as part of a team  

Hours: 40 Hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.00am until 4.30pm

Salary: Circa £28,000 plus bonus

Reference: WS 247

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