Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Ellis Knight Bespoke Recruitment Ltd
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
03 Mar 2019
Ref
1086969085
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
EllisKnight are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant on behalf of our client based in Central Reading.This role provides an excellent opportunity for a finance professional looking for a varied role supporting a small accounts team. Opportunities for training and development are strong as the business grows. This is a varied role covering processing tasks and cashflow information for Senior Management - a key factor in maintaining an understanding of the financial position of the company on a weekly basis and providing information/reports to the Board. The successful candidate will help streamline and improve current processes as the company works towards achieving its ambitious growth targets.

Responsibilities:
Ensuring the proper operation of the financial procedures of the Company including support for budget holders Expense Claims processing Payroll processing Maintaining Sales and Purchase ledger and Expenses systems in Xero Monthly P&L and Balance Sheet up to trial balance and Cash reconciliations Supporting cashflow forecasting in line with business expansion Month end project reporting including verification and explanation of variances Preparation of ad hoc management information. Qualifications AAT Qualified or studying Level 3/4 and ideally be degree educated. Would also be suitable for someone studying ACCA/CIMA - Exam support will be provided. Skills and Experience Have previously worked in a finance role for the past 2-3 years Good IT skills and knowledge of Xero would be beneficial Ability to use Excel to an intermediate standard including pivot tables and V-look ups Possibly making the first move out of public practice. Qualities Excellent organisational and time-management skills Ability to work well under pressure and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment Strong communication skills Self-motivated and a team player Please note, there is not parking on-site but is within walking distance of the train station and with great public transport links

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