Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant – Cheltenham

Competitive Salary – Immediate Start Available 

A hugely successful ecommerce software company with a smart, vibrant working environment are looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join their team.

The successful candidate will be an AAT qualified or part-qualified professional who can work effectively and flexibly to cover the cycle from transaction entry through to month- end close routines, reconciliation and preparation of monthly management accounts schedules.

Key Responsibilities: –

  • Responsible for the calculation of month-end customer billing for 300+ customers
  • Month end close routing including revenue and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintenance and input of all transaction data – sales invoicing, purchase ledger, payments, accrual, prepayment journals etc.
  • Payroll & PAYE administration
  • VAT return preparation (quarterly) and other HMRC related administration
  • Cash-flow forecasting
  • Contract administration
  • Preparation of the annual audit file and liaison with Auditors
  • Introduction of new processes and systems such as payroll and a digital expense management app
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with ad-hoc analysis and reporting
  • Supporting the Credit Controller

Key Skills & Experience: –

  • Demonstrates an ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines
  • A people person who is comfortable working alongside team members both in and outside Finance
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to produce concise revenue and cost analysis
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Multi-currency accounting experience and knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts is desirable

If you require any further information please contact Mike Goode on 01452 429 903.

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  • Job Category Finance
  • Job Location Cheltenham
  • Job Salary £35,000
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref 601763

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