Job opportunity

Assistant Accountant

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We are looking for a full-time, permanent motivated colleague to join our busy accounts function as part of a fast-paced growing fabrication company. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is keen to develop a varied career within an Accounts function.

Responsibilities include:

·        Management of the sales ledger, including all sales invoicing and job closures, client queries, credit control management and assisting the Financial Controller with          cash flow projections

·        Management of the purchase ledger, including all purchase invoice processing, overview of compliance on the purchase order system, supplier reconciliations,          payment run scheduling

·        Preparing bank reconciliations and ensuring clearance of outstanding bank transactions within deadlines

·        Payroll processing, validate data from clock in/out system, input of pension scheme, assisting with any payroll and expenses queries

         No prior experience of payroll required – in house training will be provided

·        Balance sheet reconciliations monthly

·        Maintain fixed asset registers monthly

·        Assist Financial Controller with month end reporting requirements

·        Work alongside the wider team on any financial aspects of ongoing business projects

The ideal candidate will have:  

·        3 years minimum in a similar role

·        Excellent time management

·        Strong experience in both purchase and sales ledger

·        Experience working with Xero accounts desired but not necessary

·        Proficient in Excel

·        Ability to hold and process highly confidential information in the upmost classified manner

·        Outstanding communication skills

·        Can confidently work independently as well as part of a team

·        Part-qualified preferred but not essential

·        Can demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced, energetic environment


All candidates should send their CV and covering letter to to be considered for this role.