Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant In Poole

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ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT / ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT JOB SUMMARY:

Fantastic opportunity to join a well-established company in Poole.  Our client is looking for an Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant to join their accounts team and work closely with the wider finance team.  The successful candidate will need to have a good depth of knowledge of general accounting procedures, as well as proven experience of doing transactional accounting, to trial balance.  This is a very varied role within a busy environment, so the ability to multi task and work under pressure, is essential.  In return, this opportunity could see the successful accounts person progressing in the future / longer term.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT:

  • Purchase ledger – working closely with the accounts assistant to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Sales Ledger invoicing – ensuring timely billing and invoicing
  • Issuing customer statements as part of the month end process
  • month end reconciliations – completing all relevant month end control account reconciliations
  • Accurately completing daily bank reconciliations and reporting thereof
  • Payroll support – training can be provided, but previous experience of weekly / bi monthly payroll would be ideal.
  • Reconciling and matching transactions
  • Working with both internal systems and accounts packages – confidence with Excel is essential
  • General accounts administration to support a very busy team.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Previous accounts / finance experience is essential, as is an eye for detail
  • Previous experience of working with in house systems / accountancy packages is essential
  • Great communication skills, and the ability to work well within a small team.
  • A willingness to learn and develop would be ideal – this role could expand in time
  • Problem solver with a numbers mindset – essential

For more information about this role, or to apply, please get in touch with Joy Bruce at Collaborate Recruitment.  We look forward to hearing from you.