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Posted 24 January by Chignal Holdings Ltd Ended

Chignal Holdings Limited is currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant in Chelmsford.

The Chignal 'Group’ of associated companies has seen a significant period of growth during the past year and is now recruiting an Assistant Accountant to strengthen their finance team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Assistant Accountant will be a reliable team player with integrity, a proactive approach and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts.

Key responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

The preparation of associated companies’ internal financial and management reports.

  • The preparation of associated companies’ year-end accounts.

  • Sales Ledger Invoicing, postings, maintenance & credit control.

  • Control and maintenance of retentions.

  • Control account and bank account reconciliations.

  • Production, reconciliation & submission of CIS and VAT Returns.

  • Preparation of month end journals.

  • Accruals and prepayments.

  • Supporting other areas of the finance function when required.

  • Project costing, reconciling and reporting.

  • Adhoc tasks, reports and analysis as required by Finance Manager.

    Person Specification

    AAT Qualified or QBE (Construction Industry experience would be advantageous).

  • Excel and Word proficient.

  • Knowledge and experience of purchase, sales and nominal ledgers.

  • Previous experience in producing/preparing management, financial reports.

  • A competent and knowledgeable Sage 50 user.

  • Experience of VAT & CIS return preparation/submission.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).

  • Able to prioritise work to achieve deadlines.

  • An approachable, flexible team player with a methodical approach to work.

    Permanent, full time

    Hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm

    Salary Range: £25000 to £28000 pa dependent on experience

    Free Parking


Required skills

  • Costing
  • Reconciliation
  • Reliable
  • Reports
  • Sage Line

Reference: 34308839

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