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Accounts Assistant

Published 10 April 2024
Up to £26500.00 per annum
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Starts: 10th April 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: Up to £26,500 dependent on experience - with a company performance based bonus

Type: Permanent -Flexible working hours in the week

Fully Office based

Study support and progression opportunities are available for the right candidate

Salary and Benefits

As Accounts Assistant you will receive a salary of up to £26,500 per annum plus a company specific benefits package including generous holiday, AAT study support, pension and a health care plan. You will also be working for an extremely well respected organisation with strong team ethos and 'work happy' culture.

The Business

Seen as a key player in their industry, the business are experiencing strong revenue growth and have an exciting three year business plan which will a continued rise. Located in a highly commutable location within Milton Keynes, the business offer a fantastic working environment with naturally lit, open plan offices and a brilliant team culture. The location of the business offers strong transport links and free parking.

The Role

The Accounts Assistant will report into the Finance Manager and will be responsible for:

  • Vat reconciliations and processing month end returns
  • Management of a number of multicurrency bank accounts
  • Journal entries
  • Month end processing of prepayments and accruals
  • Assisting with the month end close down of the company ledgers
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with month end balance sheet reconciliations on an ad hoc basis
  • Supporting with purchase and sales ledger when required
  • Management and completion of entity cashbook and petty cash
  • Ad hoc support when required

Your Profile

To be considered for the role of Accounts Assistant you must:

  • Have experience of working with purchase and sales ledger along with VAT and bank reconciliations
  • Have a strong desire to learn and develop as this role will be a steep learning curve
  • Be a strong communicator both through written and verbal methods
  • Be willing to pick up ad hoc duties when required

Desirable skills include

  • Exposure and understanding to month end process i.e prepayments and accruals
  • Working towards AAT qualification
  • Strong VAT experience is desired

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