Assistant Accountant

27000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
10 May 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Marc Daniels is currently recruiting on behalf of a well-known company who are looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join their Finance Department based in Marlow.

Provision of financial support

* Completing

* General ledger reconciliations.
* General Accruals schedules, journals, and postings.
* Prepayment schedules journals and postings.
* Month end balance sheet folder.

* Verifying and analysing credit card transactions.
* Assisting with monthly revenue/cost of sale/overhead accruals as directed.
* Assisting with balance sheet analysis and reconciliation work.
* Maintain purchase to pay system, creating items and linking vendors.
* Raise purchase orders for a set list of suppliers.
* P&L allocation of consolidated supplier invoices.

Analysis / Queries

* Complete analyses which will help management to run the DDM business more cost effectively by:
* Assisting with cost analysis and allocations for forecasting, liaising with Sales, Customer Services and Operations employees to solve queries.
* Monitoring costs and spotting / highlighting trends or anomalies
* Assist colleagues with queries on raising purchase orders.

Provision of fiscal information

* Assist in preparing the accounts data for the month end Head Office and Board Pack, thus ensuring the company meets it's legal and business reporting requirements.(Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet).
* Help close the year end accounts by performing specific year end accounting task as specified by the Management Accountant.

Compliance reporting

* Assistance with Internal audits and external audits as directed by the Management Accountant.
* Personal Development
* The company encourages training and will support specific training agreed with their line manager.


* Actively identify where systems or procedures may be improved and make realistic / workable improvements or solutions to add value to the business.

Organising /Prioritising Work

* The job holder is responsible for carrying out day-to-day tasks with limited supervision within agreed delegated guidelines. The job holder will organise own work to ensure monthly, ad hoc and project deadlines are met and queries resolved promptly.
* This will also involve planning with the Management Accountant weeks / months ahead to ensure agreed monthly, quarterly and half yearly deadlines are met.
* Re-prioritising and reorganising work during the month as issues/queries arise, and follow up actions are identified

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