Assistant Accountant

Vanilla Recruitment
£25000 - £30000 per annum
02 Dec 2017
21 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Our client, an electronic product manufacturer, are seeking an Assistant Accountant to provide support to the UK Finance Manager and ensure the smooth operation of the Purchase Ledger function. Duties and responsibilities: Preparation and submission of all UK VAT Returns Preparation & submission of Intrastat reports for all VAT registrations in the Group Preparation of CZ VAT Return for JEL (including VAT Control Statement) Control of all Import/Export Paperwork Development of Intrastat and VAT reporting in conjunction with the IT department Supervision of two Purchase Ledger staff Setting up Supplier Accounts on system & maintaining as required Supplier Payment Runs for all UK Companies Overseeing Purchase Ledger transactions to ensure Period End targets are met Assistance with Purchase Ledger query resolution Skills and experience required: AAT or equivalent Minimum of 2 years previous experience within a similar role in commercial or industrial environment Supervisory experience advantageous Experience of VAT and Intrastat is essential for this role Experience of using computerised accounting and Microsoft packages Self-motivated, analytical and a logical thinker You will be able to prioritise workloads to meet tight deadlines Numerate with a good eye for detail Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Salary and benefits: £25,000 - £30,000 20 days annual leave 8 bank holidays Holiday purchase scheme On-site Gym On-site car parking Pension Flexi-time - 39.75 hours per week This job was originally posted as