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Assistant Accountant

Bracknell, Berkshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£28,000 to £30,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

CMA Recruitment Group are representing a distribution business in Bracknell, assisting their recruitment process for an Assistant Accountant to cover a maternity period of 12 months. Due to growth, it is possible that this role will convert into a permanent position after the 12 months, if this is desired from both sides.

The Assistant Accountant will support the day-to-day accounts payable processes and the Management Accountant in the month end reporting process.

What will the Assistant Accountant role involve?

  • Recording, coding and posting of purchase invoices, ensuring correct matching with purchase orders on a daily basis;
  • Reconciliation of purchase ledger;
  • Weekly and monthly supplier payment runs, ensuring timely and accurate transactions are paid to agreed terms for approximately 1,000 Suppliers;
  • FX invoices and payment management;
  • Accruals and Prepayments;
  • Assist with month end closing processes;
  • Fleet management and administration;
  • Staff expenses management;
  • Credit Card statement reconciliation;
  • Daily sales reporting;
  • Update cashflow forecasts;
  • VAT Returns including DRC.

Suitable Candidate:

  • Demonstrable experience within purchase ledger and some month end tasks;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Excellent administration skills including Intermediate level of excel skills & Microsoft Office;
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to multi-task while meeting strict deadlines;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.

Additional benefits and information:

  • One day per week working from home;
  • Free parking;
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Discretionary annual bonus.

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  • Job Reference: 706201320-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CMA Recruitment Group
    CMA Recruitment Group
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £28,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent