Assistant Accountant

Waltham Abbey Permanent £30,000 - £40,000 per year
  • Fast pace and engaging company with a positive work environment
  • Offers competitive pay and benefits packages

About Our Client

Our client based in Waltham Abbey is among the UK's swiftest growing and captivating enterprises presently. With a recent doubling in workforce size to over 1,000 devoted Fire & Security professionals nationwide, they allure top-tier talent by offering exceptional career advancement prospects, an in-house training academy, and competitive compensation packages with comprehensive benefits.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant:

  • Preparation of month-end management accounts (Board Pack updates)
  • Compilation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Assistance with payroll and coordination with HR
  • Detailed findings on Variance analysis & financial analysis
  • Processing supplier invoices monthly, matching delivery notes, and inputting data into Sage 200
  • Handling monthly supplier statements
  • Compilation of Stock Control records & conducting monthly stock takes
  • Creation of Purchase Orders for stock requisitions across all offices
  • Collaboration with the credit controller on debt collection & dispute resolution
  • Support for various departments as per business requirements
  • Running reports using CASH/Sage on a weekly/monthly basis for month-end deadlines
  • Acceptance of credit card payments from customers
  • Bank and Credit Card reconciliations
  • Undertaking any other necessary ad hoc tasks within Accounts and other departments

The Successful Applicant

The successfull Assistant Accountant will have:

  • Proficiency in Sage 200
  • Strong communication and computer competencies
  • Exceptional customer-oriented approach, adept at resolving customer inquiries
  • Capability to perform efficiently under pressure within a deadline-oriented setting
  • Exhibits a high level of professionalism and resilience
  • Proficient in producing high-quality documents
  • Robust organisational abilities coupled with acute attention to detail
  • Skillful in managing multiple priorities methodically
  • Independent work proficiency and a keenness for continuous learning
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • AAT qualification or ACCA Part-Qualification

What's on Offer

  • Royal London Pension
  • Life Assurance x 3 of Salary
  • 20 Days holiday
  • Mental Health & Well-being Scheme
  • Paid Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Development & Progression opportunities
Maisie Grayland
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Phone number
+44 172 773 0108

Job summary

Job function
Sub Sector
Part Qualified Accounting
Waltham Abbey
Contract type
Consultant name
Maisie Grayland
Consultant phone
+44 172 773 0108
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