Assistant Accountant

Posted 30 March by Magpie Recruitment Easy Apply

This is a great opportunity for someone to work for an award winning design agency within idyllic surroundings near Bath. The role suits both someone wishing to progress his or her finance career or someone with relevant experience looking for the ideal working arrangement. This role requires the person to take an avid interest in project progression and performance so a desire to work in a creative environment is a big plus.

Responsibilities to initially include:

  • Purchase Ledger - Processing invoices and payment runs
  • Processing expenses and credit cards
  • Sales Ledger - Billing in accordance with proposals and project timelines
  • Credit Control - Chasing debtors and following up queries
  • Bank and petty cash reconciliations
  • Prepayments and Fixed Asset journal posting
  • Other ad-hoc admin tasks

Following a period of settling in and training additional tasks may include:

  • WIP management
  • Time processing and reporting
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Revenue recognition and forecasting (weekly meeting with Client Services)
  • Assisting with monthly reporting packs

Key attributes:

  • Fast learner
  • Good with systems and IT savvy
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Confident and out-going personality
  • Self-starter, able to prioritise workload
  • Prior experience in an agency or knowledge of Paprika system a bonus but not essential


  • Study support considered after probation period
  • Car driver or keen cyclist essential as office is in a fairly remote location
  • Benefits (after three months) include health insurance, life assurance and Cycle to Work

Required skills

  • Advanced Excel

Reference: 34417575

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