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Assistant Accountant

Job details

  • Reference
  • HA70560
  • Location
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary
  • £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
  • Job Type
  • Temporary
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CMA Recruitment Group is representing our client based in Basingstoke, Hampshire with an opportunity which has arisen for an Assistant Accountant whilst the business carries out a system implementation.

What will the role involve -

  • Processing a range of financial transactions into accounting system
  • Processing a number of small payrolls
  • Setting up payments on the banking platforms
  • Bank reconciliation and general ledger reconciliation
  • Assisting with the preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Assisting with preparation of periodic management accounts
  • Data Management System control, source document and checklist administration
  • Following firm's risk management and quality control procedures at all times
  • As experience increases you will have an opportunity to take on more responsibility

Suitable candidate -

  • Our ideal candidate will have good educational background and be an AAT qualified accountant or studying towards ACCA/CIMA with a desire to work in Financial Services
  • You will have a strong practical knowledge of the principles of bookkeeping and preparation of VAT returns
  • You will ideally have practical knowledge of Sage L50 accounting system
  • You will have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritise, multi-task and plan effectively. You will be comfortable operating in a client facing environment
  • We are looking for a candidate with good inter-personal skills and a collaborative approach who will be helpful and willing to support wider team

Additional benefits and information:

  • Our client heavily invests in their employees and offers a fantastic benefits package
  • You will have the full support of the UK Director, who is passionate, highly knowledgeable and experienced in this industry
  • Standard working hours are 35hrs a week and there is an element of flexibility around start and finish times.
  • The office is accessible via public transport and also has onsite parking.

The position is initially offered on a temporary basis and working remotely with a view to potentially become permanent. The business offers a very friendly and open working environment and could offer long term career prospects and security.

Please note that although CMA are actively reviewing applications for this role, given the current situation the client recruitment process may take longer than usual.

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Hayley Surey

Hayley Surey

Senior Consultant

Basingstoke office

01256 333 322