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Accounts Assistant

Posted 5 April by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Accounts Assistant job based Thanet 30 hours a week £22k-£23k FTE. Cashbook & accounts to TB experience needed

Your new company
You will be working for an established and commercial organisation based in the Thanet area of Kent. The accounts assistant job will form part of the wider accounts team with the Finance Director looking for someone who wants to learn and will challenge the current way of working.

Your new role
You will be responsible for multi-currency bank reconciliations, preparation of bi-weekly BACS runs for review, assist PL Clerk with complex queries as required. You will post Sales Ledger invoices, reconcile the Sales Ledger. You will prepare & submit EC Sales and Intrastat submissions on a monthly basis, analyse specified Nominal Ledger accounts and monthly control account reconciliations. You will maintain the fixed asset register, assist in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and yearly management accounts You will also reconcile the VAT control account monthly and prepare the quarterly VAT return for review, post journals, accruals/prepayments, close off & reconcile Sales Ledger & Purchase Ledger on a monthly basis, prepare inter-company reconciliations and back-up for payroll

What you'll need to succeed
You will need previous accounts experience in a similar position with cashbook experience and an understanding of Trial Balance. You will be AAT qualified or have a relevant degree and looking to study ACCA or CIMA. You will need excellent Excel skills with the confidence to question and challenge processes to improve the business.

What you'll get in return
You will work 30 hours a week ideally 4 days a week and will be paid £22k - £23k full time equivalent which would then be pro-rata.

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Required skills

  • AAT
  • Accounts Assistant

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