Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Fareham
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-09 00:00:00
Reference: 096111181
Contact Name: Kayode Balogun
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 09:39

Job Description

An organisation on the outskirts of Portsmouth is recruiting an Assistant Accountant on a temporary to permanent basis. This unique role will offer varied duties and the chance to make a difference within a growing business.

This role offers career development, a fantastic training programme and free parking.

As an Assistant Accountant, you will report to the Financial Controller with duties to include:

• Responsible for Purchase Ledger: dealing with queries and raising BACS payment runs
• Sales ledger invoicing
• Posting journal entries and analysis of P&L accounts
• Accruals and prepayments
• Fixed asset register and monthly depreciation calculation
• Maintaining cashbooks, reconciling to bank statements and posting onto ERP system
• Monthly VAT return
• Cash Flow Forecasting

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

• Qualified by experience or studying: AAT, ACCA or CIMA
• You will have previously worked in a similar role as: Accounts Assistant, Assistant Financial Accountant, Assistant Management Accountant or Accountant
• Working knowledge of SAP, Oracle, Navision or Sage

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