Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £ 22,000 - £26,000
REF: 896569
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with an organisation completing accounts up to trial balance for two of their operating companies. This role will be working closely with the Finance Manager to ensure the timelines and accuracies of monthly financial submissions. To be successful in this role you need to be comfortable working in a high volume transactional role.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Management of sales and purchase ledger
  • Assistance with monthly management accounts
  • Bank reconciliations (posting and balancing)
  • Accruals and pre-payments
  • Multi-currency accounting
  • Balance sheet and trial balance reconciliation
  • Vat returns
  • Credit control

Skills and experience required:

  • AAT or IAB qualified desirable or studying towards these qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years experience within a similar high volume transactional environment
  • Good knowledge of accounts up to trial balance
  • Good working knowledge of Sage and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of working within the travel industry is highly advantageous
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic

Salary and benefits:

  • £22,000 - £26,000
  • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays