Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary
    £24,000.00/Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Assistant
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-012020-112870


Accounts Assistant
Permanent - Part-Time


3 day a week


7.5 hours - flexible on working hours


£24,000 Pro-rata



Our Basingstoke client is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a Part time, Permanent basis.



The right candidate will hold/have experience in Bookkeeping / AAT level 2 (or equivalent) and have good IT skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.


Knowledge of financial accounting software (Lakeview or equivalent) is desirable but not essential.



You will be required to maintain the day-to-day Purchase and Nominal Ledger financial accounting activities and provide support to the Finance and Administration of the UK facility.



RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:



Financial responsibilities to include:




  • Purchase invoice processing, using the computerised accounting system.

  • Maintenance and analysis of the Purchase, Nominal Ledgers.

  • Banking requirements, including monitoring required currency levels and reconciliations.

  • Maintain and monitor HMRC exchange rates in accounting system.

  • Petty Cash management and control; ensuring appropriate supporting documentation is in place.

  • Facilitating monthly salary payments through the bank.

  • Supplier payment management, ensuring timely payments and necessary authorisations are in place.

  • General reconciliation of accounts for audit purposes and preparation of month-end procedures and financial reporting.

  • Preparing monthly EC Sales and Intrastat returns.

  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns and submitting electronically to HMRC in a timely manner.

  • General record maintenance, electronic filing and obtaining necessary process authorisations for reporting and auditing purposes.

  • Monitoring and processing employee expense claims.

  • Processing monthly Company credit card statements.

  • Management and reconciliation of the Fixed Asset Register and Leases (IFRS16).

  • Monitor and process monthly accruals, prepayments and required journals.

  • Assist with the improvement of processes, reporting and analysis.

  • To assist the Finance Manager, when necessary and as appropriate.

  • To maintain best practices in line with H&S, EMS and QMS requirements.

  • Perform such other duties as may be deemed necessary, in order to achieve the financial and operational requirements of the Company.



General administration requirements to include:




  • Answering the telephone in a professional manner.

  • Correspondence, hotel and travel arrangements and general record maintenance.

  • Arranging business lunches.

  • General office duties - mail in and out, stationery supplies, overseeing amenity requirements, general housekeeping etc.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Shannon Bloomfield