Accounts Assistant

CMA Recruitment Group
18 Oct 2021
26 Oct 2021
Part Time
Contract Type
CMA are partnering with a growing construction and property development business based in Winchester in the recruitment of a newly formed Accounts Assistant position. We are looking for someone who can bring enthusiasm and efficiency to this key role within the finance function. Working in an SME environment, the Accounts Assistant is a part-time role of 30 hours and will report to the Group Financial Controller, offering the successful candidate exposure to all aspects of day-to-day financial disciplines, as well as opportunities to provide ad hoc support to fellow employees across the business at all levels.

What will the role involve?

Working with sales/purchase ledger within Sage, processing purchase orders, invoices, expense forms and reconciling supplier statements;
Setting up bank payments (international currency and UK) and periodic creditor payment runs;
Assisting with credit control, updating cashbooks and managing petty cash;
Completing accounting entries for company credit cards, expenses and petty cash;
Preparing and posting nominal ledger entries and closing off ledgers at accounting period ends, including the calculation of various accruals and prepayments;
Completing various period end balance sheet reconciliations, including bank accounts, creditors and debtors;
Preparation of monthly VAT returns and associated reconciliations;
Manage the required records and returns associated with the Construction Industry Scheme.

Suitable Candidate:

Helpful, enthusiastic and committed team player who can learn quickly;
Hold or be studying towards a relevant accountancy qualification (i.e. ACCA/CIMA/AAT), with a strong understanding of bookkeeping and accountancy procedures;
Computer literate with experience of Sage, Excel (intermediate/advanced) and Word;
Strong communication and organizational skills, with the ability to work effectively even under pressure;
High levels of accuracy and close attention to detail, willing to work as required to meet deadlines, particularly around period ends.

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