Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Proactive Personnel
Location
Bicton Heath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1222688836
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Proactive Personnel are proud to be representing their client who is an established estate and land management business servicing clients throughout Herefordshire, Shropshire and Wales; they are currently looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join a friendly accounts team in Shrewsbury. The ideal candidate would be AAT qualified and get involved with general bookkeeping activities for a variety of clients; including issuing rent demands, processing payments, banking, reconciliations, processing supplier invoices, raising cheques, BACS payments and general accounts administration. In addition to the appropriate skills or qualifications candidates should be discrete; possess good IT and communication skills and have a strong team working ethic. An interest in agriculture and the countryside would be an advantage but is not essential. As an ' Accounts Assistant' for our client your duties will include;
• Bookkeeping for clients
• Issue rent demands and sales invoices
• Monitor income and advise land agents of late payments
• Pay cheques into bank accounts
• Reconcile bank accounts
• Process supplier invoices using the in-house accounting system Propman
• Raise cheques and prepare BACS payments to suppliers
• Payroll for estate employees
• Prepare VAT returns
• Prepare cash flow forecasts
• Prepare financial reports for land agents and clients
• Prepare annual accounts information The successful candidate will require;
• An understanding of basic accounting principles
• Experience of bookkeeping, ideally for land and estates
• An understanding of payroll
• An understanding of VAT and experience in completing VAT returns
• Ability to learn how to use the in-house estate management system (Propman)
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Good time management; ability to meet tight deadlines
• Confidentiality
• Personable with the ability to work within a friendly, close knit team Benefits our client is offering; Free parking An excellent working environment Commutable from; Shrewsbury Oswestry

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