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Assistant Cost Accountant

Clarkson Evans
Staverton Technology Park, Staverton, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Cost Accountant

£24,000 - £28,000


Clarkson Evans is the largest electrical and solar installer working in the new build housing sector, wiring over 24,000 homes a year. Established over 40 years ago, we now employ more than 850 staff across the UK and we work with the countrys major house builders.Training apprentices is a core part of our ethos. Through our award-winning in-house training were proud to be continually developing newcomers to the electrical industry

The Role

As an integral member of the Cost team, you will perform a variety of tasks in accordance with processes and procedures, to ensure the prompt and accurate payment of our supplier invoices.

Reporting to the Finance Manager this role is suited to someone with previous purchase ledger experience and management accounts exposure. Your focus will be on supporting the month end routine by assisting the team members.

Full training will be provided and we are happy to support the successful candidate with professional qualifications in line with the role. This is an office-based role working a 39-hour week with some flexibility around start and end times and an early finish on a Friday.

  • Purchase Ledger
  • Processing purchase invoices to Sage 200 and internal systems
  • Reconciling supplier invoices to delivery notes and PO numbers
  • Reconciliation of monthly supplier statements to supplier ledger
  • Analysing and coding high volumes of invoices and ensuring timely payments
  • Nominal Ledger
  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Preparing and reconciling prepayments and accruals
  • Credit Card - analysis, coding and input
  • Expenses - analysis, coding, input and process payments
  • Hotel Booking - booking, analysis, coding and input
  • Assisting with the month-end closure procedure
  • Business partnering
  • Dealing with internal and external queries by phone, email and face to face
  • Taking ownership for the resolution of queries raised

  • Previous experience working within Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payabledesirable
  • A level or equivalent qualifications in a numerate subject preferred
  • Confident with numbers
  • Highly organised, able to meet strict deadlines with good attention to detail
  • A can-do attitude, along with the confidence and communication skills to contribute ideas effectively
  • Strong IT skills

We offer a holiday allowance of 24 days + bank holidays increasing with service and an option to buy up to 5 additional days. Company pension scheme and life assurance available to all employees.Staff receive subsidised gym membership, free fruit is provided in the office and we have a support and counselling service available to all employees.We have free parking onsite and an early finish on a Friday. In addition, we organise Christmas and summer social events for staff and a Children's Christmas party.
Clarkson Evans is an equal opportunities employer and were proud of our fair and inclusive recruitment process.We recognise the benefits of having a diverse workforce and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. If you have any special requirements which would help you with our application process, please let us know by emailing our recruitment team.
Our Values : Commitment | Change | Career Progression | Care | Collaboration


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