Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

We are looking for an experienced part qualified Assistant Accountant or part qualified by relevant experience to join our small, but busy team, based at our Head Office at Round Spinney Industrial Estate, Northampton. Now in its 22nd year Fitness Superstore is a successful retail & distribution business, selling through 10 stores, telephone, catalogue and website with an annual turnover of over £28m.

  • Permanent Full Time 40 hours per week

  • Salary £23,000 to £25,000 per annum based on experience

  • 20 days paid holiday + bank holidays

  • Contribution pension scheme

The Role

Within this role you will be required to carry out large volumes of cash book reconciliations from all incoming cash channels, using Excel, Sage and our bespoke in-house software (full training with be given). The successful candidate will also provide support to the Financial Controller with other projects as required.

  • Carry out daily Cash Book Receipts Reconciliations for funds received via Credit / Debit Cards, PayPal, and our Finance Providers / Investigating and Resolving Queries

  • Credit Control for a low volume number of Sales Ledger Accounts

  • Assisting in nominal ledger reconciliation

  • Aide the team in creating accounting process documentations

Your Profile

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy are essential with strong numerical and analytical skills

  • Ability to pick up procedures and processes quickly

  • Self-motivated deadline-driven individual with an ability to work using your own initiative and manage own workload

  • You must have determination and drive to resolve queries

  • High level of integrity and commitment

  • Supportive and reliable team member with a positive 'can-do’ attitude

  • IT literate

  • Intermediate Excel skills - V Lookups, Formula’s etc

  • Sage accounts experience preferred but not essential as full training will be given

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting environment - preferably from a Retail, Consumer Goods or E-Commerce institution

Working as part of a small team we are looking for applicants with an approachable 'can do’ attitude. Required to help out where necessary within the finance team at busy times so a need to be flexible and able to adapt your approach accordingly.

Reference: 34558927

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