Assistant Accountant

England, Cumbria, Kendal
£17000 - £30000 per annum
03 Jul 2018
17 Jul 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is one of the leading worktop manufacturers in the UK and due to growth they are looking for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their accounts team. They are looking for an efficient individual with an eye for detail, excellent written and verbal/ communication skills.

You must be very comfortable using IT and have excellent Excel skills. GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF SAGE 50 ESSENTIAL and an AAT level 4 qualification will be a major advantage.

Responsibilities will include:
- Posting entries on Sage 50
- Create and send sales invoices
- Maintain the Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledgers
- Managing Aged debtors & creditors
- Take payments from clients
- Assist with bank reconciliations
- Assist and prepare weekly Cash Flow forecast
- Do stock and asset valuations
- Prepare the monthly reports to company Accountant who shall prepare the Management Accounts
- VAT returns - prepare and submit the Quarterly VAT returns online
- Administration - filing and maintenance of files relating to banking, invoices, suppliers, etc.
- Overtime - flexible to work overtime if required to continue to meet deadlines

Skills Required:
- Excellent numeracy and being accurate with high attention to detail
- Excellent Communication skills (with employees, clients, accountants, tax offices and suppliers)
- Self-Motivated and be able to work on own initiative
- Minimum of 1 year experience
- Sage 50 Experience
- AAT Level 4 would be a major advantage

Job Type: Full-time, 5 days a week (Monday to Friday)
Immediate start available, however we will honour a candidate's notice period where applicable.

They will offer a competitive salary depending on experience and we will commit to investing in you and train you to make you the very best you can be.

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