Accountants Assistant - Part Time

Dart Recruitment

Accounts Assistant required. Working as part of a small team, you will be required to work on many aspects of the accounting functions

  • Varied duties
  • Sage Line 50
  • AAT or equivalent
Our Client supplies medical equipment to various businesses across the UK, they also provide support to their Clients with a team of expert Engineers.
They provide servicing, training, and repair support too.
They are now looking for an Assistant Accounts person to work with their Finance Manager.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for all day to day transactional processing and purchase ledger:
  • Raising purchase orders and ensuring all procurements procedures are adhered to
  • Processing of supplier invoices
  • Raising payments, including foreign supplier payments
  • Setting up new suppliers and carrying out appropriate checks
  • Responsibility for day to day transactional processing and sales ledger
    • Raising Sales orders ensuring stock available
    • Processing customer invoices
  • Cashflow management
  • Stock control plays a key part of this role
  • Provision of management accounts and any ancillary/ad-hoc reporting required
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Processing of employee expenses
  • Preparation of monthly VAT returns
  • Reconciling Company Credit Card statements
  • Maintenance of company bank account to include raising payments, posting transactions and reconciling on a regular basis
  • Payroll processing:
    • Collation of payroll data, including staff commissions and ensuring all relevant documentation available
    • Act as point of contact for any payroll related queries
    • Ensure all payments relating to payroll are made in a timely manner
  • Assist with the year-end accounts and all associated tasks as directed by the Finance Manager
Qualifications & Experience:
  • AAT/ACCA qualified or other equivalent qualification (QBE candidates with the relevant background and experience will also be considered)
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Experience of Sage Line 50 Accounting essential
Required Competencies:
  • Strong communication skills - good spoken and written English essential
  • Highly organised and ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks effectively
  • Able to work as part of a team and work on own initiative
  • Positive, enthusiastic and with a good sense of humour
  • Tenacious and driven
  • Detail orientated and a strong analytical mind set