Accounts Assistant


  • £20000 - £24000 per annum
  • Bournemouth
  • Posted: 13/09/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387142129

Job Details

Sheridan Maine are currently working on an exclusive basis with a successful and established business based near Bournemouth to recruit for an Accounts Assistant to join their finance team.

The role will report into the Financial Controller, providing support at a transactional level, but also helping to develop processes and improve current ways of working and will suit someone who is highly organised, accurate and used to working in a fast paced and busy office environment. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Posting of invoices onto their accounting system
  • Preparation of monthly payroll timesheets
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Dealing with suppliers to resolve queries on purchase invoices
  • Balance sheet and Bank reconciliations
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Managing the Fixed Asset register
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Processing of VAT returns
  • Supporting in the year end processes
  • Processing and reconciliation of Credit Card, and cash expense claims
  • Processing payment runs
  • Ad hoc reporting and query resolution
Experience required:  
  • Previous experience working in a similar broad Accounts Assistant position
  • A minimum of AAT Level 3 
  • Strong IT knowledge and experience including Excel
  • Excellent time management and communication skills

This is a great opportunity to forge a career in an industry leading organisation which is continuously seeking to be the best at what they do. 

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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