Assistant Accountant

Posted 14 July 2022
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + study support, parking
LocationWokingham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Reference28724_1657817982
Contact NameMartin Lawrence

Job description

Assistant Accountant, £30,000 - £35,000

Wokingham, study support

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant for an established and growing business based in Wokingham. This role will suit someone who has a strong background in finance (qualified by experience) or actively studying towards an accounting qualification.

About the role - key responsibilities:

The Assistant Accountant will support the day to day running of the Finance Department and liaise with both internal staff and external clients. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude and keen ambition.

  • Production of month end accounts, (posting of journals, accruals, and prepayments
  • Maintaining fixed asset records
  • Month end reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Production of various analytical reports
  • Assisting in the fortnightly payroll process
  • Maintaining nominal ledger codes and systems set up
  • Responsibility and management of the company fleet
  • Playing a key part in projects to help develop the development of the business
  • Ad-hoc reporting to support other departments throughout the business
  • Managing the Accounts Assistant and Administrator, who are responsible for:
  • Invoicing 400+ customers a month
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Processing and paying expense claims
  • Setting up new customers

What you will need to be successful:

  • 3 years' experience working in accounts
  • A solid understanding of the production of management accounts
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Very good organisation and administration skills and the ability to follow finance processes
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Advanced Excel skills, with the ability to access, input and compile analytical data
  • Experience of Sage 50 Accounts

How to proceed

If this role is of interest, then please do apply using the link or email martin.lawrence@wademacdonald.com

Assistant Accountant, £30,000 - £35,000

Wokingham, study support

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.