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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Maidenhead, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21000.00 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

  • Contact email:

    fionaprice@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH28650_1652089034

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiona Price

Assistant Accountant - Maidenhead

£22,000 - £25,000 + 25 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits

Hybrid working - 2 days on the office

Our client is a well established, International provider of services to their clients, and you will be based at their Head Office in Maidenhead. They require a friendly, multi-tasking Assistant Accountant to join their team. You may well be able to offer a few years of experience, or equally be a returner to work after a period of leave and ready to return to a varied role, or currently studying AAT. All options will be considered! You must be professional and able to offer some suitable experience, and likely to have worked in a small team environment where you have performed a varied hands-on role.



As the Assistant Accountant, you will report to the Financial Controller and you will receive full training on any areas not previously covered and you will work within a finance team of 5, and have responsibility for:

  • Purchase ledger - printing, posting and making payments, ensuring accuracy at all times
  • Handling all queries on the AP ledger (via phone, email etc)
  • Inputting new suppliers onto the accounts system, passing on banking details to the FC
  • Expenses - processing monthly expenses forms for the 200 staff as and when needed
  • Coding and posting the Credit card expenses, and flagging any errors to the FC
  • Add any additional entries onto the Fixed Asset Register
  • Maintain accurate records and complete a monthly reconciliation of the petty cash amounts (GBP and currency).
  • Provide cover with posting of cash balances from the bank statement and other cash sources into the accounts systems accurately
  • Be responsible for the Goods Received notes
  • Posting journals to the General Ledger
  • Match all of purchase invoices for approval as and when needed
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Support the finance team with any ad-hoc needs

Qualifications/experience required

  • Previous experience of purchase and sales ledger would be an advantage but full training will be given
  • Good IT skills - comfortable with Microsoft Excel
  • Good attention to detail and able to multi-task
  • Ability to question when needed
  • Adaptability to pick up tasks as and when required
  • An individual who is prepared to learn from others and quickly pick up new skills

This is a really unique Assistant Accountant role, where every day is different but you will be working in a very friendly, highly experienced and motivated team.

Please do get in touch for a full job spec and additional info, for this Maidenhead based client. They are based centrally in Maidenhead, so very close to the main station and all bus routes.

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