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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Reference: 3347402_1531156425
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email: harry.ataou@hays.com
Job Published: July 09, 2018 18:13

Job Description

Varied Assistant Accountant Role - Permanent - Ledbury, Herefordshire - Hays Accountancy & Finance


Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are exclusively recruiting for a dynamic and hands-on Assistant Accountant to join a well-established and growing business based in Ledbury, Herefordshire. An exciting finance position reporting into the Director Of Finance, providing support and supervision to the finance administrator along with being involved in month-end duties, credit control/sales invoicing and banking. Study support can offered for the right finance professional, though further formal study is not a pre-requisite for the role.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve journal adjustments, fixed assets, trade debtors and creditors along with preparing monthly EC sales list, intrastat returns and quarterly VAT. You will update and reconcile balance sheets accounts and support continuous improvements for the business. You will be expected to maintain customer accounts, including credit limits and allocations, working with the commercial and operations teams to raise and enter sales invoices, payments, bank reconciliations, credit control activity and monitoring project records. Part of this varied Assistant Accountant role will also involve overseeing and supervising the Finance Administrator, in regards to supplier invoicing, monitoring supplier balances and review of purchase orders. Reporting into the Director Of Finance, you will provide support in ad-hoc accounting projects and preparation of analysis relating to budget process, audit, tax, payroll and statutory accounts.

What you'll need to succeed

For this varied Assistant Accountant position you will need experience within a similar role, ideally AAT qualified, part-qualified CIMA/ACCA or qualified by experience. Intermediate MS Excel skills with strong verbal/written communication and a dynamic customer-focused approach. It would be advantageous if you have experience using Sage 200, business process improvement skills and supervisory/coaching experience.

What you'll get in return

This permanent Assistant Accountant position is offering a salary of £25,000 - £30,000 per annum with benefits including on-site parking, study package (if required), pension scheme, progression and development along with further company benefits. A great opportunity to really add value and develop further in varied and hands-on role for a leading manufacturing business based in Ledbury, Herefordshire.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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