Assistant Accountant

England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£13 - £14 per annum
Sep 06, 2019
Oct 04, 2019
Holly Crane
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

Assistant Accountant / AP - 3 Month Contract - Milton Keynes

Fantastic Opportunity to join a leading Science and Research organisation.

Client Details

Page Personnel are partnered with a leading organisation who focus heavily on Science & Development in the heart of Milton Keynes. With companywide plans to double in size over the next 2 years, our client is recruiting an Assistant Accountant / Accounts Payable specialist to join the finance team on an initial 3 month contract (with the intention of a permanent position) and work directly with the Financial Controller.


  • Support in the compilation of the monthly corporation tax calculation and quarterly VAT return.
  • Monthly submission of inter-company statement to business units and act as first point of contact for queries.
  • Ongoing communication regarding queries on taxes, deductibility of expenses, dividends and other matters
  • Control of journal entries and reconciliations
  • Processing of purchase ledger invoices, matching invoices to purchase orders, scanning processed invoices.
  • Reconciling and compiling various reports: e.g. monthly company wide reports on franking costs, printing costs, and taxi costs
  • Deal with incoming and outgoing post on a daily basis distributing to the correct department
  • Ensure KPI's are met each month
  • VAT Payments
  • Ensure costs are charged to the correct General Ledger Account and Cost Centre


* The ideal candidate will have worked as an Assistant Accountant, with previous experience taking part in the responsibilities noted above
* Available Immediately (2 week notice period)
* Be able to operates excel on an intermediate level
* AAT Qualified, ACCA/CIMA part-qualified or equivalent
* Excellent communication skills
* Commutable from Milton Keynes

Job Offer

Alongside working for a leading Research & Development organisation in the heart of Milton Keynes with a competitive salary, our client offers a tailored training scheme with progressive steps to assist your progression within the financial space.

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