Assistant Accountant

England, Surrey, Walton-On-Thames
£25000 - £27000 per annum + 4% bonus & excellent benefits
04 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Chris Royce
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

To assist with the maintenance of General Ledger, including processing of journals, account analysis and all associated transactions and reporting requirements (detail in main responsibilities). Management of cash processing and reconciliations, assist treasury reporting, fixed asset accounting and reporting to parent company with monthly figures / reports (detail in main responsibilities)

Client Details

A very well known brand based in offices in the Walton-On-Thames area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport.


The Assistant Accountant role involves:

General Ledger:

  • Prepare and post journals for payroll, prepayments, accruals etc.
  • Assist Intercompany recharges to other inter-company entities
  • Reconcile, analyse and clear all balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare Interim balance sheet reconciliations for review

Cash - bank reconciliation:

  • Ensure cash entries are made accurately and in good time
  • Post all Direct Debits to supplier accounts
  • Prepare weekly bank reconciliations for all AX Brands
  • Confirm cash pooling balance in Diapason and post interest rec'd, paid etc

Treasury reporting:

  • Enter cash positions in to the treasury reporting system.
  • Prepare cash flow spreadsheets for Syrus reporting
  • Liaise with wider Finance team to understand variances
  • Prepare analysis reports

Fixed Assets:

  • Creation of assets
  • Monthly maintenance of WIP account
  • Monthly depreciation run

VAT, Tax & NIC's:

  • Analyse Vat postings, prepare quarterly UK VAT Returns
  • Request payment of VAT, Tax & NIC
  • Quarterly preparation of Corporation tax figures
  • Intrastat & EC Sales list reporting


  • Confirm agreement and reconcile intercompany balances with Group monthly and quarterly
  • Analyse and generate monthly recharges
  • Arrange Payment of intercompany balances
  • Ensure all intercompany entries reconcile
  • Liaise with other SSC brands to ensure month end accruals are accounted for accurately


The ideal candidate for the Assistant Accountant role will;

  • have worked in a similar role previously
  • ideally be part-qualified CIMA/ACCA, or AAT qualified
  • ideally have previous month end experience
  • live locally to Walton-On-Thames

Job Offer

The Assistant Accountant role, based in Walton-On-Thames, offers a salary of £25-27,000, + 4% bonus, + a long list of highly competitive benefits (including 25 days holiday; & can buy/sell a further 5 per year)

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