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Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sutton, Surrey
Salary: £27,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH17033EWN_1529330701
Contact Name: Epiphany Wright-Nash
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

The Ashdown Group have been engaged by a well-established multi-site business to assist them in their search for an experienced Accounts Assistant who demonstrates a good understanding of debit/credit and the core accounting fundamentals.

Reporting into the Senior Accountant and working alongside the wider 8 person finance team, this is an excellent opportunity which would suit a motivated individual who is currently studying towards their ACA/ACCA/CIMA and looking to work a varied role, within a fast paced and successful environment.

Your daily duties will include:

Calculating accruals and prepayments
Supporting the Senior Accountant with producing monthly P&L and issuing them across the business, providing explanations or breakdowns as needed.
Working with the Senior Accountant, playing an active part in the month-end process
Assisting with the yearly budgeting process
Scrap Accounting no experience required - full training offered.
Providing ad-hoc support where needed for the wider accounts department

You should have:
A finance related degree and /or be studying towards a accountancy qualification such as ACCA, CIMA, ACA.
Intermediate Excel skills - pivot tables, v-look ups
Well organised, self-starter who can operate well under pressure, use their initiative and demonstrate excellent attention to detail in their work.

The company is offering a basic salary of up to £27,000, depending on experience plus a 5% bonus, 22 days holiday and additional benefits.