Accounts Assistant

Posted 6 June by Cluett Reeve Ltd
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Responsible for keeping accurate financial records for all transactions (across primary and 3 further connected companies).

Role specification:

  • Handling all day to day financial transactions across sales, purchase and nominal ledgers, including receipts, payments, invoices/credits, journals etc.
  • Coding of transactions to relevant accounts, departments and projects
  • Daily processing of multiple bank and card accounts, including foreign currency
  • Reconciling bank, card, intercompany and other balance sheet accounts on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, as specified
  • Operating monthly payroll, including overtime and bonuses
  • Processing outbound payments to suppliers and employees
  • Go to person for general financial queries, internally and externally
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers, merchant acquirers, banking and other contacts
  • Primary contact for external accountants/auditors
  • Preparation of monthly adjustments, including accruals and prepayments
  • Maintaining fixed asset register, calculating and posting depreciation
  • Preparing accounts to trial balance stage on a monthly basis to strict deadlines
  • Producing other schedules, statements and reports as requested
  • Managing & filing relevant documentation
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Providing administrative and clerical support as needed
  • Additional bookkeeping duties as required

Person specification:

  • AAT or similarly qualified
  • Strong bookkeeping skills, with demonstrable previous experience in a similar role
  • Organised and efficient
  • Confident and able to operate with limited supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communicator, able to build and maintain relationships both internally and with external partners
  • Highly computer literate, with excellent working knowledge of, Microsoft Office, electronic accounting and payroll packages (Sage Line 50 Accounts and Payroll preferable)
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately and to deadlines, using a logical and methodical approach

Reference: 38148571

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