Posted 9 March by Independent Recruiter Featured

We are a long-established, expanding construction and development company based on the Southern border of Surrey who are looking to add to our growing team. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working to deadlines, who can use their own initiative and takes pride in their work. This is a new role and an excellent opportunity to grow within the position, the selected candidate will be reporting to the finance manager.

Key Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Maintaining the purchase & sales ledger from processing of invoices to monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Maintaining the bank accounts and credit cards and processing and performing monthly reconciliations
  • Completion of all bookkeeping jobs including the preparation of VAT returns
  • Completion of National Office of Statistics forms

Key skills required:

  • Excellent telephone manner and confidence in dealing with clients or suppliers queries over the phone
  • Computer literate especially using Microsoft Excel and Sage 50. Experience using Eque2 preferred but not essential
  • Must demonstrate the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced office setting
  • Have the ability to accurately process and calculate deductions and submissions
  • Attention to detail and organisation are a priority
  • Work to strict deadlines and complete all administration in a timely manner
  • Effective planning and organisation skills are key to ensure the varied workload is managed efficiently
  • Ad hoc Finance administration tasks as and when required
  • Flexible and adaptable in a high pressure environment

Desirable candidates will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience as an accounts assistant or as an accountant, construction industry experience is preferred but not essential

Hours will be Monday to Friday 8:30am till 5:30pm with an hour for lunch

Required skills

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Finance
  • Ledger
  • Reporting
  • Sage

Application questions

Do you have a minimum of 4 years experience as an accountant or accounts assistant?
Do you thrive in a busy environment?

Reference: 34648432

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