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Accounts Assistant.

The role.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join our finance team on a permanent basis, who will be able to learn quickly and grow with the business.

We are looking for someone with a good understanding of accounts and be familiar with the basic production of monthly management accounts including invoicing, credit control, expenses and VAT calculations. Excellent communication skills are essential as the candidate will be liaising with stakeholders on a daily basis

Responsibilities

Management Accounts and Budgets.        

  • Preparing monthly management accounts pack (full P&L and Balance Sheet)
  • Monthly updating of detailed Balance Sheet supporting schedules (re accruals, prepayments, aged sales/vendor ledgers, lease creditors, retentions, accrued income, sundry debtors/creditors, tax control accounts)
  • Raising of intercompany recharge invoices; reconciliation of intercompany balances.
  • Posting of all General Ledger journals
  • Updating and maintaining Fixed Asset register
  • Reviewing and investigating variances between the P&L and the Budget.
  • Providing assistance to the Financial Controller and Head of Finance re preparing the annual budget and updating the ongoing overhead forecast;
  • Providing assistance to the Financial Controller re the annual statutory audit

Tax.                                      

  • Preparing, reviewing and submitting the monthly CIS return; sending out Payment Deduction statements to subcontractors
  • Preparing, reviewing and submitting quarterly VAT return
  • Preparing, reviewing and submitting any other CIS or VAT returns as required (e.g. Isle of Man, Ireland)
  • Assisting Financial Controller in production of P11ds
  • Ongoing updating of Corporation Tax pack (i.e. analysis of tax sensitive codes); assisting Head of Finance/Tax Advisors re production and review of CT return

Sales Ledger.

  • Provision of holiday cover and support during busy periods in respect of the below areas
  • Raising and sending out of sales invoices (liaising with operational teams as required.)
  • Posting of cash receipts to ledger
  • Updating bank reconciliations
  • Carrying out month-end closedown process
  • Updating of daily cash flow forecast

Purchase Ledger.

  • Preparing and sending out the weekly ‘unapproved purchase invoices’ schedule
  • Provision of holiday cover and support during busy periods in respect of the below areas
  • Registering and posting of invoices
  • Checking and posting of employee expenses
  • Raising and posting of payments
  • Carrying out month-end closedown process

Credit Cards.                     

  • Preparing monthly reconciliation and analysis re company credit cards; chasing cardholders for VAT receipts and; posting costs to relevant overhead codes and/or contracts.
  • As above for other company cards re hotels and travel.

Candidate Requirements.

  • At least 12 Months prior experience in a Finance/Accounting role
  • Reasonable basic knowledge of Double Entry Bookkeeping and Excel.
  • Good at organizing workload, able to work to tight deadlines and with a good attention to detail.
  • Keen, bright and friendly individual who can work well in a small finance team and who is able and prepared to work flexibly (holiday cover of Credit Controller and Purchase Ledger Supervisor is an integral part of this role.)
  • Study support for AAT and/or CIMA will be provided to the successful candidate – however, it is not a requirement of this role that the candidate commits to formal studies.

Other benefits.

  • Flexible working options – Enabling everyone to strike the right work-life balance
  • Funded training opportunities – Providing an opportunity to develop your skills and build your CV
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays for new starters, rising to 27 then 30 days
  • Perkbox membership – Discounts and freebies from some of the UK’s biggest brands
  • Childcare vouchers – Tax benefits for parents
  • Free fruit every Monday and more

If the role interests you, then send your CV to jana.jassova@claremontgi.com.

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