Assistant Accountant

22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP25000/annum
26 Jun 2017
24 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Thorn Baker are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant who must be either qualified or part qualified. Looking for someone immediately available if possible.

Main Responsibilities:

* Purchase Ledger
* Sales Ledger
* Matching and coding invoices
* Processing invoices
* Statement reconciliation
* Payment runs
* Sales Ledger
* Raising of invoices
* Allocation of cash to customer accounts
* Credit control
* Chasing all outstanding debt
* Bank reconciliation
* Producing monthly reports for Accountant
* KPI reporting
* To prepare and manage monthly management accounts and supporting reports for four divisions
* To undertake all activities in a safe manner and adhere to the vision and strategy of the organisation
* Identifying and understanding business performance including variances to budget and prior year
* Ensuring that all time-scales are met and improved upon by ongoing systems improvements
* To assist in the preparation of weekly estimates of sales and profit for the current month by close liaison with divisional managers
* To assist in the development of annual budget and forecast models
* Creating accruals and prepayments journals
* Preparing journals in order to analyse costs between different divisions and departments, for example payroll, fuel, credit cards
* Regularly reconcile to supporting documentation balances held on the Balance Sheet and resolve any differences in a timely manner
* Assist other members of the Finance team in preparation of monthly figures to be reported to other members of the organisation
* To ensure compliance with half year and year end external audit requirements and dealing with queries from auditors
* To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by the Chief Accountant or other Senior Manager


* Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA
* Intermediate or above average Excel skills
* Can demonstrate the ability to meet tight deadlines and works well in a team.
* If you have the relevant skills and experiences please apply.


22k to 25k depending on experience

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a well-established business located near Chesterfield, who are looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join them on a full time permanent basis.

For more information please contact Francesca McCann at Thorn Baker on (Apply online only)