Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £14 - £15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Maximilian Courtnage

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Assistant Accountant - Oxford - £28.000 - £30.000 - 3 Month contract

My fantastic client require an Assistant Accountant for a period of 3 months. The role has a fantastic chance of going permanent for the right candidate

Management of the Purchase Ledger

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate recording of all supplier invoices on the finance system.

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the purchase ledger: ensuring reconciliation to the general ledger and identify where prepayments and accruals are necessary.

  • Responsible for the ensuring that all coding and authorisation levels are adhered to.

  • Responsible for the correct and timely payment of all supplier invoices .

  • Responsible for accurately recording the payment of invoices by direct debit and standing order.

  • Responsible for dealing with all queries from suppliers

  • Responsible for analysing and reporting on expenditure and summarising accounting data in spreadsheets to support the annual budgeting process.

  • Responsible for the processing of staff expenses claim and associated payments.

  • Responsible to maximising VAT claims on all credit cards and staff expenses expenditure by ensuring appropriate supporting documentation is in place.

Processing of the monthly payroll to include:

  • Responsible for the implementation of all payroll changes as advised by HR and HMRC, including timely and accurate processing of starters and leavers and the associated legal documentation, e.g. P45, P46 etc.

  • Responsible for maintaining integrity of all employee data held on payroll software, in liaison with HR and the HRIS database.

  • Responsible for maintaining complex payroll and pension spreadsheets to ensure overarching reconciliation to the payroll system.

  • Responsible for the interface(s) of all payroll data to both the financial accounting system and to HMRC

  • Working in conjunction with the Finance Manager to compile annual payroll budget for the organisation.

  • To resolve salary budget and/or actual queries in a tactful, timely and efficient manner

  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion ofP11d's for all relevant employees as well as Year End P60s in line withHMRCtimelines.Responsible for all balance sheet reconciliation pertaining to payroll accounting

    Responsibility for the weekly reconciliation of all retail sales to include :

  • Ensuring all associated transactions are posted and reconciled to the finance system.

  • Reconciling associated general ledger control accounts and investigating any differences, involving regional retail managers as and when necessary.

  • Reconciliation of retail trading account and posting all associated nominal entries.

Assistant Accountant - Oxford - £28.000 - £30.000 - 3 Month contract

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.