The permanent division of Macildowie are working exclusively with an International, well-known brand based in Milton Keynes to recruit for an Accounts Assistant. The Accounts Assistant will receive up to £24,000 per annum plus a company specific benefits package. The Role The Accounts Assistant will report into the Finance Manager and will be responsible for: - Vat reconciliations and processing month end returns - Management of a number of multicurrency bank accounts - Journal entries - Month end processing of prepayments and accruals - Assisting with the month end close down of the company ledgers - Assisting the Financial Controller with month end balance sheet reconciliations on an ad hoc basis - Supporting with purchase and sales ledger when required - Management and completion of entity cashbook and petty cash - Ad hoc support when required Your Profile To be considered for the role of Accounts Assistant you must: - Have experience of working with purchase and sales ledger along with VAT and bank reconciliations - Have a strong desire to learn and develop as this role will be a steep learning curve - Be a strong communicator both through written and verbal methods - Be willing to pick up ad hoc duties when required Desirable skills include - Exposure and understanding to month end process i.e prepayments and accruals - Working towards AAT qualification - Strong VAT experience is desired The Business Seen as a key player in their industry, the business are experiencing strong revenue growth and have an exciting three year business plan which will a continued rise. Located in a highly commutable location within Milton Keynes, the business offer a fantastic working environment with naturally lit, open plan offices and a brilliant team culture. The location of the business offers strong transport links and free parking. Salary and Benefits As Accounts Assistant you will receive a salary of up to £24,000 per annum plus a company specific benefits package including generous holiday, AAT study support, pension and a health care plan. You will also be working for an extremely well respected organisations with strong team ethos and 'work happy' culture. Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com. Macildowie are a recruitment business working on behalf of a client to recruit this role. Your personal data may be forwarded to that client company as part of the application process. After applying for this role you'll be sent a request for your consent to hold your data on our systems. If you would like information on how we will process your data please go to our website and view our fair processing notices which are located at the bottom of the page under privacy policies. Within the fair processing notice for Candidates there is guidance on how to amend your contact preferences or exercise your rights relating to personal data. We can't provide direct links as email address and website urls within our job adverts are removed by some of the websites on which we advertise.