Assistant Accountant

  • £29000 - £30000 per annum
  • Ferndown
  • Posted: 03/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148511

Job Details

Sheridan Maine is excited to collaborate exclusively with our client based on the Ferndown Industrial Estate in their search for an Assistant Accountant who is eager and ambitious to join their finance team. 

In this position, you will directly report to the Financial Controller and play a pivotal role in a range of financial activities. These include aiding in the preparation of management accounts, refining day-to-day transactional processes, and actively contributing to procedural improvements.
Working closely with the Financial Controller, your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Processing of VAT returns.
  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset register.
  • Assisting with cash forecast preparation.
  • Processing the monthly payroll.
  • Providing support during year-end.
  • Processing and reconciliation of Credit Card, and cash expense claims.
  • Supplier statement reconciliations and processing purchase ledger invoices.
  • Dealing with suppliers to resolve queries on purchase invoices.
  • Performing payment runs.
  • Balance sheet and Bank reconciliations.
  • Accruals and prepayments.
  • Proposing and implementing improvements to financial processes and procedures.
To succeed in this role you should have the following skills and qualifications: 
  • Previous experience working in a similar broad accounts role.
  • Highly motivated and driven to succeed with a passion for accounting.
  • Ideally AAT Level 3 or equivalent is desirable.
  • Strong IT knowledge and experience including Excel.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

This position presents an excellent opportunity for individuals aspiring to build a rewarding career within a leading industry organisation.

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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