Senior Accounts Assistant

Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Apr 07, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

REED Accountancy are working EXCLUSIVELY with a business based in North Birmingham with a view to recruit a Senior Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis to join their busy finance team.

This role is urgent so little/no notice period is preferred however not essential. It would also suit a candidate who is AAT qualified and looking to pursue ACCA or CIMA or someone who is already studying towards their professional qualification.

Duties include:

AP, sales ledger and credit control - very basic as it is mostly automated through a portal system

• Cash Flow forecast and monitoring

• Processing and reconciling DB pension scheme expenses and payments

• Processing weekly and monthly payroll (Sage 50 experience ideally)

• Payroll management - Monthly reporting of overtime, deductions, new starters and leavers

• Processing bank payments

• Processing employee expenses

• Preparing and posting journals

• Preparation of monthly VAT Returns, EC Sales, Intrastat

• Balance Sheet and Supplier Statement Reconciliation

• Preparation of monthly management accounts

Person Specification:

  • PQ ACCA/CIMA or AAT qualified with the desire to complete professional qualifications
  • 4 years'+ experience in an accounts role
  • Eager to learn and to progress
  • Dynamic and excellent attention to deal
  • Able to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Open and honest communicator

Please note, you will be eased into these responsibilities with training and professional development. They are looking for a tenacious and ambitious candidate who is looking for a long-term career within a reputable organisation.

In return you will receive:

  • Full study support for CIMA or ACCA qualification including days off for exams
  • A clear progression and career path
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holiday days
  • A concise training plan
  • An open and honest culture where your opinion matters

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