Part Time Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Saffron Walden

  • Sector:

    Assistant Accountant

  • Job type:

    Part Time

  • Salary:

    £26,000 - £28,000 pro rata

  • Contact:

    Jeanette Robinson

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Consultant:


My client is looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Accountant, who wants to work 24 to 28 hours a week over four days. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who, over a period of a few years, might want to increase their hours and also study and be mentored as the company is succession planning for when the Finance Manager retires.
Key aspects to the role will include:
Shadowing the Finance Manager and being mentored by her
Initially, inputting purchase and sales ledger invoices but with a long-term view to having future line manager responsibility for this area
Assisting with monthly accounts
Preparation of bank payments, receivables and month end reconciliation for all bank accounts
Reconciling the factoring account
Managing the petty cash and foreign currency 
Credit control
Assisting with monthly payroll and stock
Intrastat and VAT
Monthly control and reporting of Aged Debtors and Creditors
Assisting with year end processes
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ finance experience and will be AAT qualified and studying towards an ACCA/CIMA qualification. This will be coupled with excellent Excel skills
In return the company offers 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays. These would be pro rata’d. They also offer a pension, private health, a bonus scheme and free parking.