Assistant Accountant

  • Job Reference: 10423
  • Date Posted: 1 March 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Kettering
  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 21+STAT, Pension, Poss. Study Support
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10423 - Assistant Accountant Job Spec
Location: Northamptonshire

Our Client, a successful manufacturing business near Kettering, is looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant on a full-time permanent basis.

Duties / Responsibilities
*Raising invoices,
*Raising "invoice only" invoices & maintaining un-posted invoices,
*Raising customer credit notes for customers for discounts, price differentiation, over-riders, vouchers & misc items on a timely basis / as per agreement,
*Performing bank recs for all accounts on a timely basis & resolving discrepancies,
*Performing purchase order reconciliations & resolving discrepancies within reports,
*Performing BACS payment runs for purchase ledger,
*Raising month-end credit notes based on agreed discount rates,
*Performing accounts for subsidiary companies (including full reporting & audit work),
*Prepare intrastat reports for sales & purchase within a specified time limits,
*Assisting in producing reports for the Board as required,
*Provide support for other finance staff, improving departmental efficiency & inter-departmental relations,
*Achieving targets for the processing of paperwork & clearing out old paperwork,
*Responding to customer queries,
*Provide holiday cover for other finance staff,
*Adhoc duties as required.

*Attend briefings & meetings that you are invited to,
*Adhere to the Company health & safety regulations and report to Line Manager or members of Health & Safety Committee anyone seen to be putting themselves or others at risk,
*Raise issues with Line Manager in line with Company procedures,
*Perform all the above duties in line with job description,
*Establish an effective working relationship with other team members / other departments,
*Perform any other duties in line with training & experience as delegated by Line Manager.

Skills / Experience
*Sound understanding of the processes required within an ERP environment,
*Previous experience of working to deadlines within finance,
*Ability to liaise with both finance and non-finance personnel,
*Time Management: ability to work on own initiative,
*Preferred Skills,
*Good Microsoft skills (Excel / Word),
*Part qualified working towards a professional accounting qualification.

*Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-time, Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm (permanent)
*Holiday: 29 Days (21 + STAT)
*Pension, Discounts, Possible Study Support (Distance Learning), Parking