Assistant Accountant, for expanding business group


Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
Salary: £25,000
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 18-09-2018
Reference: 895079

Do you have a strong range of accounts experience? Achieved your AAT and now ready to take the next step in your Finance / Accounts career?

We’re looking for a motivated and pro-active Assistant Accountant for a rapidly expanding business group, based in Banbury.

The Role

The purpose of The Assistant Accountant is to be responsible for a wide range of day-to-day, monthly and annual managements accounts and general accounts tasks.

The business are looking for a highly focused and switch-on accounts candidate, with a hands-on and willing approach to their work.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Month & Year end accounts tasks, including helping with accounts preparation, Bank Reconciliations, VAT Returns, Stock valuations, Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Purchase Ledger tasks, including coding supplier invoices, handling queries, reconciling statements, process supplier payments
  • Sales Ledger, answering queries and handling statements
  • Credit Control tasks, reviewing overdue accounts regularly, chasing payments, resolving payment queries and updating notes on system
  • Monthly payroll processing, plus additional payroll tasks including new starter set-up / leavers, updating tax codes and employee payroll records
  • Petty cash & expenses, checking forms and monthly reconciliation of petty cash
  • Cash Book & Bank Reconciliation, inputting into Sage, maintain Purchase / Sales Ledger cashbook entries & reconcile outstanding transactions
  • Reporting: a range of daily, weekly & monthly

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years Accounts Assistant type experience, perhaps with some exposure to management accounts processes
  • Achieved minimum AAT L4
  • Experience of Payroll and handling foreign currency desirable
  • Sage Line 50 experience
  • Very well organised
  • Assertive communicator
  • Good Microsoft Office skills

Prospect Accountancy are a Recruitment Agency in Banbury. We specialise in Permanent & Temporary, Part & Full-time Accountancy & Finance jobs in Banbury and throughout Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire & Warwickshire

Please give us a call on 01295 817669 to see how we can help with your job search!

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