Assistant Accountant

Posted 23 January 2023
Salary £22000 - £25000 per annum
LocationCastleford
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceHH/36904/AA
Contact NameHarry Horsley

Job description

Axon Moore have partnered with a high growth, acquisitive financial services company to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join their team.

This fast paced and varied role will present the chance for you to hone and develop your existing skill set, as well as, providing full study support (should you require it). Joining this team is stepping into a welcoming and helpful team of finance professionals with a vivid culture.

The role is primarily office based with 1 day per week working from home, with offices based in Castleford and free on-site parking.

This role:

• End to end ownership of Purchase Ledger for one of 3 entities. This includes receiving and processing invoices, allocating, supplier statement reconciliation, sending remittances and making supplier payments
• Updating daily cash books and sending weekly cash reports for all 3 entities
• Paying weekly/monthly subcontractors for 2 entities.
• Raising credit notes for the CIS withheld.
• Weekly expenses for 3 entities – small number of employees who are eligible to use expenses
• Bank reconciliations for the 3 entities – carried out daily, in the morning and kept on top of
• Processing daily POs for the 3 entities
• Month end support with posting of prepayments. Accruals, fixed asset depreciation
• Reconciling revenue in sage to operational KPI reports.
• Other ad-hoc tasks and holiday cover as required, with scope to gain more exposure

Experience/Qualifications /Skills:

• Part or Fully Qualified AAT and with ambitions to study CIMA/ACCA
• Good knowledge of excel (vlookups, pivot tables etc)
• Preferable to have experience of using Sage 200
• Experience covering multiple entities is beneficial
• Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines
• Demonstrate accuracy and pay attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal skills – approachable and down to earth with good communication skills

Salary and benefits:
  • £22,000 - £25,000
  • Hybrid working when settled (1 day a week from home)
  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Study support
  • Pension