Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-07 00:00:00
Reference: 096109977
Contact Name: Alison Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 12:44

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to work for a progressive, fast-growing and ambitious company in the Bournemouth area. This role will offer the successful candidate exposure within a busy finance team and to work closely with the Financial Controller, an awesome office environment, a vibrant and creative Finance team, with competitive pay and perks. This would be an amazing opportunity for an experienced Senior Accounts Assistant or Assistant Accountant to join a busy team.

As an Assistant Accountant you will have the following responsibilities:

• Assisting with the monthly management account preparation
• Responsible for month end
• Working up to Trial Balance
• Prepare General Ledger accounts
• Processing supplier invoices
• Setting up weekly and monthly payments for suppliers
• Tracking invoices against new projects
• Communicating with Suppliers on an ad-hoc basis
• Checking and authorising payments
• Processing all direct payments and customer refunds onto accounts system
• Supervise 2 members of team, offering support and training where needed

The ideal candidate will be:

• Experience working up to Trial Balance and month end accounts
• Someone who thoroughly enjoys their work and is passionate, positive and keen to take ownership
• Analytical, intelligent and driven
• AAT qualified would be a preference
• Self-motivated and able to work accurately and responsibly without close oversight
• Not averse to change, growth and a young, creative and fast-paced environment
• An excellent communicator, both inter-department and with external suppliers of all sizes
• Confident IT user with the ability to pick up new IT systems

Role Specifics:

• Full time, (Typically 9-5.30, or flexible hours between 8am and 7pm to suit)
• Salary circa £25,000 - £28,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience
• 30 days holiday including bank holidays (pro-rata)
• Free healthy snacks, fresh fruit
• No corporate dress code
• Free parking available on-site

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