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Assistant Accountant

Job details

  • Reference
  • HS33330
  • Location
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary
  • £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
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CMA are delighted to be representing our client on an exclusive basis for the newly created role of Assistant Accountant. The position is due to growth and will provide an excellent training ground for the right candidate.

What will the role involve?

  • Supporting Management Accountant with month end duties and preparing the Management accounts.

  • To perform a range of finance administrative duties for our care homes, ensuring the effective, accurate and timely processing of financial information.

  • To work as part of the finance team and alongside the Management Accountant to ensure the efficient and smooth day to day running of the finance department.

  • To work with the Management Accountant/ CFO to develop systems and reporting. A new accounting system is at the planning stage and there is likely to be involvement in its implementation.

Suitable Candidate:

  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the accounts function
  • Ability to prepare management accounts, including accruals and prepayments
  • Strong written and oral communication and able to communicate at a range of levels
  • Excellent excel knowledge/skills and the ability to design new reports
  • Good skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to plan, prioritise and work under pressure
  • Part qualified accountant / working towards a qualification


  • Experience of using a range of accounting systems
  • Payroll knowledge
  • Experience of implementing new systems and processes

Additional benefits and information:

  • Excellent benefits package including study support
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Long term security

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Hayley Surey

Hayley Surey

Senior Consultant

Basingstoke office

01256 333 322