Assistant Accountant Job | HT14346 - Howett Thorpe

Assistant Accountant
Chertsey, Surrey

Salary: £30,000 - £33,000

Benefits: Good Benefits Package
Reference number HT14346
Added on Jan 08, 2018

About The Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the production of the Month end Accounting pack according to company deadlines. Key duties include:

  • Assisting with the completion of Monthly Management Accounts
  • Compiling Quarter end and Year End File
  • Reconciling and submitting Quarterly VAT Return
  • Accounting journals including Accruals & Prepayments
  • Overseeing the workload of an Accounts Assistant
  • Processing supplier invoices and company expenses
  • Processing all bank payments
  • Completion of Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Resolving supplier queries
  • Checking of Sales Reconciliations

About You

  • Ideally AAT part or fully qualified
  • You will have good month end
  • Accounting experience
  • Work well in a busy challenging environment
  • Available at short notice the Assistant Accountant will be a confident communicator with good systems skills
  • In addition applicants will have all round accounting experience ideally gained within a medium sized organisation

Things you should know

* 25 Days Holiday
* Free parking
* Pension plan
* Private health care
* Good public transport links
* Hours 9:00am-5:30pm

Commutable from:

Addlestone, Ascot, Bagshot, Bracknell, Camberley, Chertsey, Egham, Feltham, Kingston, London, Maidenhead, Slough, Staines, Sunbury, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor, Heathrow, Uxbridge, Hayes, Hounslow, Richmond, Southall, Ealing, Brentford, High Wycombe, Beaconsfield


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 vacancies.

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 successful.

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