Assistant Accountant
Commerce & Industry
West Malling
£27,000 - £30,000 plus full study package

Assistant Accountant

Ref: 83| Posted: 15th Apr 2019

Leading West Malling business is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team. This is a new position owing to the company’s growth, a role that will offer further opportunities as the business continues to expand.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, the Assistant Accountant will assist month end routine for management accounts and provide support to the finance team with their duties.

Duties Include:

  • Preparation and posting of purchase invoices
  • Calculating month end accruals and prepayments
  • Calculating depreciation and maintaining the fixed asset register
  • Reconciliation of control accounts
  • Year-end procedures and submissions
  • Assisting the Sales and Purchase Ledger in their duties
  • Support the annual external audit and auditor requests for information
  • Ad-hoc projects as required

You will be:

  • Able to demonstrate relevant experience gained within a similar role, at the very least process invoices and reconcile accounts
  • Studying towards a professional Accountancy qualification – AAT/ACCA/CIMA
  • Have excellent communication skills, being able to interact confidently at all levels
  • Analytical with excellent attention to detail and accuracy

This is a great role for someone who wants to develop their skills within a progressive business.  Not only is full study support offered, but actively encouraged. It would ideally suit someone who is at the early stages of their accountancy career and wants to progress in a professional well supported environment.  They have beautiful offices in a fantastic location, and offer 25 days holiday.