Assistant Accountant Job | HT13839 - Howett Thorpe

Assistant Accountant
Hounslow, Middlesex

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Reference number HT13839
Added on Jun 14, 2017

About The Role

Reporting to the UK Financial Controller, the Assistant Accountant will work in a small, friendly Accounts team and assist with a variety of month-end and year-end accounting procedures.

Key duties include:

  • Accounts Receivable – raising customer invoices and allocating cash
  • Credit Control debt collection for overdue invoices
  • Processing employee expenses
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset register
  • Completion of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of credit card statements
  • Accounting journals including accruals & prepayments
  • Assisting with month end accounting

About Our Client

An international organisation with many offices and subsidiaries worldwide. An expanding organisation offering excellently placed offices and a superb working environment.

About You

Applicants will have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience and ideally be studying a relevant Accounts Qualification such as AAT, ACCA or CIMA. In addition candidates must be flexible about their duties and work well within a busy, team focussed environment.

Things you should know

  • 20 days holiday
  • Free parking
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • 9:30am to 5:30pm

Commutable from Ascot, Bagshot, Bracknell, Camberley, Chertsey, Egham, Feltham, Fleet, Maidenhead, Slough, Staines, Sunbury, Windsor, Heathrow, Hounslow, Uxbridge, Richmond, Isleworth, Hayes and West Drayton.


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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