Assistant Accountant

Location
England, Surrey, Woking
Salary
£23000 - £26000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Nov 20, 2020
Ref
JN -102020-1240146
Contact
James Quinn
Sector
FMCG & CPG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

Our client a highly successful business in the FMCG Sector are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join the team in Woking, Surrey

Client Details

Our client a highly successful business in the FMCG Sector are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join the team in Woking, Surrey

Description

As an Assistant Accountant based in Woking, Surrey you will be responsible for

The position will have a key role in providing accurate financial reporting and accounting support. Key responsibilities include month end accounting and balance sheet reconciliations. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and working closely with the rest of the core financial reporting team, this role is key and will suit someone interested in progressing in a fast paced environment.

Key Tasks

With respect to 4 of the subsidiary companies:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month end accounting, adhering to the necessary timelines
  • Monthly analysis of legal, subscriptions, repairs & maintenance, etc
  • Month end payroll & benefits journals
  • Calculate and post the monthly salary & bonus accruals
  • Monitor and action credit control e mail inboxes including processing invoice requests and any other internal questions from the business
  • Raise sales invoices and work with customer invoicing processes and portals
  • Update the aged debtors and invoicing schedules
  • Contact customers and chase down receipts (credit control)
  • Posting other ad-hoc journals as requested

Profile

  • Experience in a similar role
  • AAT part- qualified or equivalent with interest in pursuing a further designation such as ACCA or CIMA
  • Strong Excel skills
  • The ability to collaborate and work in a fast-paced environment, adapting to change
  • A proven strength in building great relationships and working with a broad range of finance/non finance individuals at all levels
  • An ability to produce accurate, reliable and high quality work independently and in a timely manner
  • The confidence and willingness to challenge the status-quo
  • A professional, "get it done" attitude and work ethic
  • The desire to learn, develop and succeed

Job Offer

£23,000 - £26,000

4% pension

Discretionary bonus up to 5%

25 days holiday