Assistant Accountant - Job Filled

Poole - Dorset | £25,000 - £28,000 + Study Support

Vardey Recruitment are partnering exclusively with an established and highly successful manufacturing company based in Poole, Dorset. This is a fabulous opportunity for an Assistant Accountant / Accounts Assistant to step into a lovely job working closely with the Finance Manager (team of 4.)  The Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant job is a key role working in the close-knit team, and is a varied and busy job for someone keen to get stuck in, work -hard and add value! Ideally we are looking for someone with a strong understanding of double entry bookkeeping, accruals and prepayments. You maybe qualified by experience or someone who is progressing with the AAT qualification or early ACCA/CIMA/ACA and some already solid accountancy experience.

The Accounts Assistant Job
  • Bank reconciliations in multiple currencies
  • Maintain cash flow data to support cash forecast
  • VAT returns
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Journals, accruals and prepayments
  • Prepare data for the analyses of company's performance (overheads and Kpi's)
  • Support the audit process
  • Assist with the budget process to deliver forecasts
  • Calculate sales commissions
  • Purchase ledger duties, checking and posting of invoices
  • Assisting with payment runs
  • Processing of employee expense claim
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • General accounts administration
  • Dealing with queries
  • Raising sales invoices
  • Assisting with credit control duties to include credit checking
  • Authorise orders and posting receipts
Who should apply for the job?
  • An Accounts Assistant/Finance Assistant/Assistant Accountant keen to continue with their learning and studies
  • An active accountancy studier AAT/ early stage ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Purchase ledger or sales ledger clerk seeking a wider role with a good understanding of accruals, prepayments and double entry bookkeeping
  • Strong Excel and IT skills ideally with experience of an accountancy system
  • A team player, flexible individual
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fast learner, keen and enthusiastic
In return
  • Lovely offices in Poole - Dorset
  • Training and study support with the AAT/ACCA/CIMA
  • Bonus
  • Parking
  • Generous pension scheme (company contributes up to 6%)
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days holidays
  • Hours 830-5pm

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