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Accounts Assistant

Employer
Get Recruited UK Ltd
Location
Broadheath, Altrincham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

ALTRINCHAM

HYBRID (2 DAYS OFFICE/3 DAYS HOME PER WEEK)

£26,000 to £30,000 + STUDY SUPPORT + GREAT BENEFITS

THE COMPANY:

We're proud to be exclusively recruiting on behalf of a highly successful and forward-thinking professional services company based in the Altrincham area that is looking to add a further member to the team.

As an Accounts Assistant, you'll be reporting to the Finance Director & Management Accountant and be responsible for a mix of Payroll Preparation and broader Finance tasks such as; Bank Reconciliation, Sales Ledger Corrections, Journals, Prepayments, Accruals and liaising with internal departments to resolve discrepancies.

This is a great opportunity for a driven individual who is undertaking AAT Level 2 or 3, and has 2 years + experience in a broader finance role. Exceptional candidates who haven't undertaken AAT Qualifications will be considered.

THE ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT ROLE:
  • Reporting to the Head of Finance, you'll be working in a small team people with a mixed responsibility for day-to-day transactional finance tasks (80% of the role) and acting as the sole person responsible for Monthly Payroll (20% of the role)
  • Preparing monthly payroll for around 100 staff, across 4 core payroll groups. Preparation includes Starters, Leavers, Adjustments, Hours/Work Patterns and sending final data to the external payroll company for processing.
  • Supporting with the reconciliation of the sales ledger, posting payments, spotting discrepancies and flagging mismatches with the internal sales support team for correction.
  • Conducting Daily bank reconciliations, logging debtor payments and ensuring the accounts system matches the bank.
  • Assisting with journals such as accruals & prepayments
  • Conducting ad-hoc customer account reconciliation to handle discrepancies.
  • Providing support to the Purchase Ledger Clerk when required and assisting with general transactional finance admin.

THE PERSON:
  • Must have experience within an Accounts Assistant role, or similar position, such as Finance Assistant, Accounts Clerk, Finance Clerk or Assistant Accountant
  • Ideally with an AAT Level 2 or AAT Level 3, however, exceptional candidates without will be considered.
  • Experience of preparing monthly payroll for a reasonable size, which includes a layer of complexity. Demonstrating an ability to manage payroll for circa 100 staff.
  • Great attention to detail is essential.
  • Able to add Journal entries for accruals and prepayments.
  • Confident around systems, strong communication skills and a 'can do' attitude is essential.

TO APPLY:
Please send your CV for the Accounts Assistant position via the advert for immediate consideration.

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