Assistant Accountant

England, Bristol
Up to £25000 per annum + study support and bonus
Aug 05, 2019
Sep 02, 2019
Charlotte Robertson
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading independent business as an Assistant Accountant. The role is permanent, based in central Bristol and pays £25,000 + study support.

Client Details

Our client is experiencing a period of continued and sustained growth and is therefore recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join the finance team in central Bristol.


The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for;

  • Reconcile expenditure reports back to the Cash Book
  • Audit the annual expenditure listings to identify possible corrections to coding errors within cost centres.
  • Check invoice descriptions to actual paid invoices and where these are not clear make amendments where applicable
  • Analyse current and following year expenditure listing to identify possible prepayments and liaise with business managers for approval before processing journals
  • Audit the income for the year ensuring correct charges
  • Prepare spreadsheets or system generated reports that matches the income against expenditure to create a Balancing Charge Report
  • To raise the Balancing Charges in line with the Balancing Charge Report
  • Create a balance sheet at year end to identify and report on Profit, Loss and Client Liability position


The successful candidate will have a proven track record as an accounts assistant or assistant accountant with a good understanding of double entry. You will ideally be AAT part or fully qualified, or studying towards ACCA.

Job Offer

A salary of £25,000 + study support towards a recognised accountancy qualification

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