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Assistant Accountant

Salary:
21,075 P.A. ?
Location:
Maidenhead
Company:
Omega Recruitment Solutions

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We are working with a market leading business based in Maidenhead in the hiring of an experienced Assistant Accountant. Working closely with the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of payments and transactions for accounts payable in accordance with internal procedures.
  • Completing month-end closing reconciliation and analysis of P/L and B/S accounts and assist with monthly/quarterly accounting reports.
  • Complete Intrastat and EC Sales List reports to HMRC.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to resolve queries.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of necessary accounting procedures to ensure effective financial accounting compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors.
  • Collecting outstanding debts in Euro’s, USD and GBP currencies by phone, email and letter.
  • Resolving queries.
  • Open, close and update details of credit accounts/proforma ensuring the company has all the relevant information on the debtor.
  • Monitoring credit limits and reviewing them annually and when necessary.
  • Releasing of held orders within authorisation table.
  • Report to insurers and overdue accounts in line with the policy and report statistical analysis on quarterly turnover.
  • Produce monthly reports including aged debtor’s analysis, bad debt provision, cash forecast and commentary on accounts over 90 days.
  • Prepare and post employee’s/ credit card expense claims. Assist with posting AP invoices.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of necessary accounting procedures to ensure effective financial accounting and compliance with any relevant regulations.
  • Maintaining and reconciling all cash by way of BACS and cheques on the AR ledger. Reporting complex anomalies to the Finance Manager.

Our client is offering a competitive salary banding for this position and a benefit package including 20 days holiday per year rising to 25 days (Maximum) for each completed year of service, Pension (Employee contribution 5% Employer contribution 7%); and once probationary period is completed, Corporate Gym membership and Private Medical Health.

Requirements

To be considered for this role you most have proven experience and soft skills in these areas:

  • A broad background within a Finance/ Accounts position where you have experience in assisting month end close, month end reconciliations, journals, reporting, Sales ledger/ Accounts receivable and credit control.
  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience, or actively studying towards your AAT.
  • Excellent analysis and mathematical skills.
  • Good communication both written and verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate Excel skills including pivot tables and look ups.
  • Be a Team player


Omega Recruitment Solutions is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Omega Recruitment Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Due to a high volume of applications we will only be able to contact successful applicants within 5 working days. We may, however, contact you regarding other potential roles of interest. By applying for this position you will be agreeing to our Terms and Conditions, and Privacy Policy which can be found on our website www.omegars.co.uk

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