Assistant Accountant

Posted 31 January 2023
Salary £28000 - £30000 per annum + Hybrid working, study support, pension
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameEllis Bradley

Job description

Hybrid - Assistant Accountant - up to £30,000 - Oxford

The company

I am delighted to be working with fantastic research and development company based in Oxfordshire. With fast and continued growth this, well established, organisation is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their friendly and approachable finance team.

The role

  • Reporting into the Senior manager of Accounting, some of the roles and responsibilities include:
  • Purchase Ledger Management
  • Credit control, including collections
  • Producing supplier payment runs
  • Dealing with purchase ledger enquiries
  • Managing the sales ledger, including creation and issue of sales invoices
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Posting bank transactions and reconciling bank statements
  • Posting month-end journals
  • Assisting with month-end management accounts production process
  • Ad hoc accounting duties as part of a growing finance department

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experienced in use of accounting software (Sage 50 Preferably)
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Accurate data entry inputting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient intermediate level user of Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel and Word
  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines and to handle pressure
  • An excellent level of attendance and timekeeping


  • Studying ACCA/CIMA OR AAT qualified
  • Experienced in the usage of Sage 50

What you'll get in return

  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with service
  • Pension with salary exchange and generous employer contribution
  • Group life cover
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private medical insurance with additional wellness benefits (as a benefit in kind)
  • Financially incentivised employee referral scheme

How to proceed

If this role is of interest to you or you are looking for something slightly different, please get in touch by email or Ring on 07826 296247

Hybrid - Assistant Accountant - up to £30,000 - Oxford

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.