Assistant Financial Accountant

Job Description

Duties include:
Assist with the production of financial statements including profit and loss accounts, balance sheets, budgets, monthly management accounts
Manage the production of the annual budget and periodic forecasting
Data analysis and budget variance reporting
Assist with the production of annual statutory accounts and the collation of data for audit
Assist with the preparation of regulatory returns, VAT, GST , Tax etc
Maintenance of cashbooks and bank reconciliations
Processing non-standard supplier invoices
Preparation of payments on the electronic banking systems
Accounting for receipts and income and assisting with credit control
Preparation and posting of journal entries

Skills and experience required:
Minimum GCSE passes to include English at grade C or above and Maths at grade B or above
Advanced Excel skills would be an advantage
Part qualification CAT/AAT would be desirable
2 -3 years’ experience in a similar role
Good understanding of accounting principles and double entry bookkeeping
An understanding of VAT regulations
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
A proactive approach, and effective communication skills
Confidence to approach others to investigate and resolve queries