Assistant Accountant

  • Location:Slough
  • Job Industry:Accountancy
  • Reference:RK977
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Skills:Assistant Accountant
  • Salary:Up to £35000 per annum

  • Full Time
  • Slough
  • Posted 1 week ago

Marc Daniels are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join a well-known company based in Slough.

This role reports directly into the FC and would be a great position for a progressive candidate looking to fast-track their career in finance with wide exposure.

Responsibilities include:

Financial Control

  • G/L accounts reconciliation
  • Check and sign-off supplier invoices
  • Maintain Petty Cash

Tax + Statutory

  • UK + Foreign VAT returns

Internal Reporting

  • Weekly orderbook reports
  • Monthly quantity reports
  • Various ad hoc reports

Monthly Accounts

  • COS Accruals report
  • Accruals + Pre-payments workings
  • Stock reports
  • Sales Ledger Recon (Exchequer vs Orderbook)
  • Gross Margin Recon (Exchequer vs Orderbook)
  • Agent Commissions
  • Monthly draft P+L

Cash Flow

  • Input data (from cost sheets)
  • Update re invoice/payments received/made
  • Checking + reconciliation vs Exchequer
  • Short/medium term forecast

Maintain Records

  • Register sales/purchase invoices
  • Register sales receipts / purchase payments
  • Nominal journals
  • Update Cashbook/Cashflow/Orderbook

Sales Ledger control

  • Issue Order No’s / add amendments

Credit Control

  • Send customer statements
  • Follow up receivables
  • Aged Debtor Reports
  • Credit check new customers
  • Authorisation of customer credit limits

Purchase Ledger

  • Prepare/check payment docs for bank


  • Liaise with outsourced IT department – software/hardware
  • Assist in implementing IT risk policy


  • Liaise with Health+Safety consultant
  • Maintain + develop general office risk assessments

To be considered:

  • Part-Qualified Accountant (AAT, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Experience of month end accounting
  • Multicurrency transactions
  • Experience with stock/inventory (preferred but not essential)
  • Fluent in French (not essential)

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