Accounts Assistant Job | HT13478 - Howett Thorpe

Accounts Assistant
Redhill, Surrey

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Salary: £25,000 per annum

Benefits: Free parking, free use of gym, subsidised canteen, career progression
Reference number HT13478
Added on Feb 23, 2017

About The Role

  • Verify, check and post weekly sub-contractor applications.
  • Ensure that VAT treatment is correctly applied to the application based on the project and trade provided.
  • Liaise with subcontractors and surveyors with regard to payment queries.
  • Issue subcontractor remittances and payments weekly.
  • Perform monthly subcontractor statement reconciliations.
  • Process monthly CIS return to HMRC and issue Statements of Deductions to subcontractors.
  • Ensure the rules surrounding CIS are adhered to throughout the company.
  • Process monthly PAYE and CIS payment.
  • Submit Monthly Survey to Office for National Statistics.
  • Lead the annual renewal of subcontractor self-billing agreements.
  • Code and input Premier Inn statement on a monthly basis.
  • Code and input Travelodge statement on a monthly basis.
  • Liaise with external 3rd parties such as HMRC.
  • Scan and file purchase ledger invoices.
  • Code, enter and match purchase ledger invoices to purchase orders.
  • Manage the invoice workflow process and check the accuracy of returned invoices from the scanning company.
  • Check purchase ledger invoice before posting into the financial accounts.
  • Register the Goods Received Note (GRN) onto Oxaion.
  • Liaise with Buying department to ensure queries are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile monthly supplier statements.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding payment queries and missing invoices.
  • Chase up invoices supplied without order numbers.
  • Support others within the Finance department when necessary.
  • Ad-hoc duties.

About Our Client

Reputable Construction company experiencing rapid growth

About You

  • Strong knowledge of CIS and subcontract ledger.
  • Knowledge of VAT implication of mixed developments.
  • Knowledge of self-billing payment system.
  • General ledger coding experience.

Things you should know

This role could be a quick turnaround for you, with a single interview and get you started within the firm to then have a long and fulfilling career.

Commutable from: Cobham, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, Epsom, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham, Leatherhead, Redhill, Reigate


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering
accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial
controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all
relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high
volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do
not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been

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