Assistant Accountant - Study Support Available

  • Ref: Assistant Accountant - Study Support Available
  • Industry: Accountancy & Finance
  • Categories: Accounts
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  • Type: Temp

About the Role

An opportunity to join a well know firm in Liverpool City Centre offering study support should the successful candidate wish to study further after completion of AAT qualification. Reporting to the Assistant Finance Manager the Assistant Accountant will be rresponsible for helping to prepare monthly accounts, budgeting, preparing VAT returns, managing ledgers, group reporting and reconciliations. This role has flexible working a mix of home and office based.

Principal Tasks

  • Monthly and quarterly VAT
  • Posting standard monthly journals, accruals and prepayments
  • VAT related control account reconciliations
  • Periodic management reporting - ad hoc reports
  • Assist/Cover with bank reconciliations when necessary
  • Invoice management; assisting with accounting and reporting
  • Assist in quarterly inter-company account reconciliations
  • Assist in budget production and quarterly updated forecasts
  • Company credit card and cash expense processing
  • Assist Accounts Payable with coding of invoices and any other queries as appropriate
  • Reports and month end statement of accounts

Key Skills

  • Educated to GSCE or A level standard
  • Studying AAT or equivalent
  • Accounting experience including reconciliations and working with accruals and prepayments
  • An understanding of VAT and experience of completing VAT returns
  • Proficient use of spreadsheets and other PC packages
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities
  • Team working skills
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • SAP experience preferable but not essential
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