Assistant Accountant

Posted 9 April by Reed Accountancy Featured
My client based in Putney are hoping to appoint an Assistant Accounts on a permanent basis. 

This new opportunity that has become available for an Assistant Accountant based in Putney. This is a really exciting role to be part of a small team and a "family feel" business.

My client feels that interest in Art or a creative industry would be beneficial. There is also opportunity to travel twice a year across Europe and progress within their successful business.

Duties include:
- Bookkeeping under the direction of the Financial Controller
- Maintenance of sales ledger, creating invoices, posting receipts, banking cheques 
- Credit Control - contact with customers to ensure prompt payment runs, posting payments
- Maintenance of purchase ledger, generating supplier payment runs, posting payments
- Petty cash disbursement and reconciliation
- Supporting Financial Controllers with pre and post Fair Accounting tasks
- Help with payroll entities and VAT administration
- General bookkeeping 
- Dealing with and maintaining AAF gift voucher and wedding list scheme
- Duties as they arise, as directed by the Financial Controller

Experience Required:
- A hands on role, happy to be involved in day to day accounting
- Have 2+ years within an accounting department and actively studying for an accounting qualification
- Possessing high levels of communication skills and aptitude for dealing with customers and employees diplomatically on all levels
- A self- motivated individual, possessing good common sense and judgement
- Sound organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
- Possessing strong computer literacy, experience using a finance software and strong excel skills.
- Chance to progress where suitable to dealing with month end accounting

Benefits:
- Salary - 25 -28k
- Study support
- Comprehensive Healthcare Cover
- Discretionary Annual Bonus
- Opportunity to progress in a supportive environment

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Do you have an interest of Arts/ creative industry?
Are you happy to work within a small team?
Do you have 2+ years experience within an accounts team?

Reference: 34858266

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