Accounts Assistant

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Our client, an exciting and expanding company in Marlow, is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join them.

They are looking for a professional individual who will be able to provide a broad range of accounting duties and support the Director of Finance in preparation of the monthly management accounts.

A friendly, positive, and focused attitude is essential in all aspects of the role. This role would suit someone with a solid accounting background and previous accounting experience is required for this role. A qualification in AAT would be beneficial but not essential as well as experience in multi-currency.

This role is paying £28k – £32k and is an office based position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Client Account Reconciliations (multi-currency)
  • Help to reconcile bank accounts and control accounts
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Assist with VAT reconciliations and post journals
  • Approve weekly payment runs and process ad hoc payments (GBP, Euro and USD)
  • Ensure any unallocated items are investigated proficiently and quickly
  • Assist with the production of monthly management accounts and month end duties
  • Manage credit control for direct sales part of the business
  • Full responsibility for all accounting duties for 1 small subsidiary company
  • Create sales invoice for the retail team
  • Assist with procedure improvements and writing SOP’s
  • Be able work as one team; you must be willing to help in any area of the business

Ideal Person

  • At least 5 years’ worth of accounting experience (possessing AAT qualification would be an advantage but not essential)
  • Use of Sage 50 Accounting Software
  • Use of Xero Accounting Software
  • Intermediate excel skills (e.g Pivot tables)
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Poses the ability to work to a high accuracy level and excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude with a pro-active approach
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Personable and friendly manner

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training, and skills. If we do not have anything suitable, we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

As an equal opportunity employer, Bucks and Berks Recruitment is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Consultant Details

Lucy Cameron

Principal Consultant