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Assistant Accountant

Location:
Wembley
Company:
Service Care Solutions Ltd

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Role: Assistant Financial Accountant
Location: Wembley
Work pattern: 35 hrs per week, Mon - Fri - 9-5

Contract Type: 6 month Fixed Term Contract
ASAP start - Maximum notice period 1 week

Salary: £36,392
Role: Assistant Financial Accountant
Location: Wembley
Work pattern: 35 hrs per week, Mon – Fri – 9-5

Contract Type: 6 month Fixed Term Contract
ASAP start – Maximum notice period 1 week

Salary: £36,392

I’m looking for an Assistant Accountant to join a large housing association with the purpose of helping and serving the local community. The purpose of the role will be to Support the Group Financial Accountant to deliver regular statutory reporting and
maintain all balance sheet reconciliations for Network Homes as directed. Produce he accurate and timely process of cash transactions and bank reconciliations and assist with any aspect of financial accounting and tax as required. You will be part qualified and progressing towards a recognised accounting qualification. You will have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. You must also have experience of working on a volume intensive environment. You will also be creative, driven, highly motivated and driven.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist with all aspects of financial accounting and statutory reporting
• Assist with production of statutory year-end accounts, both excel and word documents
• Support the annual year-end audit process and provision of information to auditors, as required
• Act upon internal and external audit recommendations and action points
• Process financial transactions accurately and in a timely fashion
• Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are prepared to the required monthly timetable and standards
• Maintain the financial record of all Group bank accounts and being responsible for timely and high quality bank reconciliations and cash transactions
• Ensure that bank reconciliations for Group members are prepared to the required monthly timetable and standards
• Investigate any queries in relation with cash transactions, bank charges for the Group and report any suspicious bank transactions
• Produce a list of out-of date cheques six months old and communicate the information to the Accounts Payable team for cancellation
• Assist with CIS, VAT and Corporation Tax returns, including preparation of supporting documents for the Group VAT return
• Work efficiently with key stakeholders and ensure that controls and procedures are in place at all times
• Respond promptly and accurately to quires raised by Finance staff and other parties with any investigation of transactions to be communicated to related parties and senior managers
• Work in conjunction with members of other teams across the Group and other members of the Finance team to ensure that the information held on financial system SUN is timely and accurate
• Build good constructive working relationships with other members of the Finance team
• Highlight activities where information being reported is deficient, communicating it to the line manager and implementing solutions

Educational/Qualification attainment
• Part qualified and progressing towards a recognised accounting qualification or equivalent

Knowledge and Skills Required
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing with internal and external contacts
• Ability to effectively communicate with non-Finance staff at a senior level
• Experience in the use of IT to advanced level including Excel spreadsheets and Word
• Range of experience in the use of Financial accounting systems
• Experience of working in a volume intensive environment
• Ability to meet deadline and adhere to month-end timetable
• Ability to analyse data
Experience required
• Use of IT to advance level including Excel and Word
• Challenging working practices and working in a high volume intensive environment
• Use of integrated computerised accounting system
• Dealing with external auditors


If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Amber at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to amber.tabiner@servicecare.org.uk

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