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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £27000 per annum + flexible working, 25 days holiday

  • Contact:

    Kelly Taylor

  • Contact email:

    kelly.taylor@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    27523/001_1582281746

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-20

  • Startdate:

    1/03/2020

  • Consultant:

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Assistant Accountant - Immediate Start - £25,000 - £27,000 - Slough

The company

Well established and growing leader in their field, this is a great time to join this company and establish strong accounting skills alongside a highly experienced Finance Manager. Company based in Slough.

The role

A fantastic opportunity for a part-qualified Assistant Accountant to work in a small Finance team, within a growing organisation. The role will provide autonomy in your work as well as the opportunity to learn and develop your skillset. This role focuses on supporting the preparation of monthly management accounts:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance of sales invoices and reports
  • Reconciliation, including posting and balancing
  • Preparation of reports on debtors and creditors
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintaining all necessary records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Management of ledgers
  • Accruals & prepayments
  • Ensuring high quality reporting and strong processes are in place to support the team

What you'll need to be successful

  • Part Qualified Accountant, actively studying ACCA or CIMA
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous demonstrable experience in an Assistant Accountant position
  • Solid understanding of key accounting principles and processes
  • First-rate numerical skills, alongside excellent Excel skills
  • Hard-working, proactive, with a positive attitude
  • Experience with accounting software - preferably Xero
  • Must be happy to work in a small finance team alongside one other colleague (Finance Manager)

What you'll receive in return
If successful, in return you will receive:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home opportunities
  • 25 days holiday
  • On-site parking

How to proceed

If this role is of interest, please click apply or contact Kelly Taylor at Wade Macdonald

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.