Accounts Assistant

England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£21000 - £24000 per annum
13 Jul 2018
10 Aug 2018
Sebastian Hannelly
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

Growing fashion brand in the heart of Milton Keynes! Continued market growth has led to some aggressive growth plans that have seen a number of exciting roles created across the business.

Client Details

One of the UKs emerging fashion retailers and a future market leader. Their passion for design and immersive working environment make them one of the most exciting business to work for in the local area.


Accounts Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Processing supplier invoices and preparation of supplier payment runs
  • Regular invoice reconciliations
  • Ensuring all relevant records are collected and correctly documented
  • Liaise with external accountants to facilitate preparation of monthly management accounts, financial statements and tax filings
  • Analysis of monthly management accounts
  • Assisting with preparation of key analytics required for Management team
  • Financial forecasting ensuring that financial model is accurate and up to date with most recent developments
  • Set up of client contracts in invoicing system and internal forecast model
  • Assistance with managing company's accounts
  • Management of Finance email inbox
  • Collation of payroll information on monthly basis as required by external payroll provider
  • Submission of pension reports on monthly basis ensuring all required changes are processed correctly


Accounts Assistant Requirements:

  • Studying towards AAT, ACCA, or CIMA
  • Excellent level of literacy, numeracy and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive 'can do' attitude.
  • Hard working, diligent and consciousness.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise tasks.
  • Able to work to a high level of detail in a faced-paced environment.
  • Self-starter and motivated to succeed.
  • Ideally candidates should have at least five A-C grade GCSEs, including English and Mathematics.
  • General computer knowledge and good use of Microsoft packages (in particular Excel) is highly desirable.
  • Proven practice and industry experience is highly preferable.
  • Accountancy, tax and payroll experience is preferable.

Job Offer

An exciting role with a growing fashion business that would offer an excellent foundation to build a career within finance. If your a progressive accounts assistant, look no further!

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