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System and Controls Accountant

Job details

  • Reference
  • HS31253
  • Location
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary
  • £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
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CMA is delighted to be representing this growing business to recruit for an Assistant Accountant. Based in Basingstoke, Hampshire you will be reporting to the Group Reporting Manager and you will be responsible for the Stock and Controls function and taking ownership for the day to day processes and controls that are required to ensure transactions are correctly posted across systems.

What will the role involve

  • Own the daily/weekly/monthly financial control processes to ensure transactions are posted correctly across systems. Managing resulting queries to ensure swift resolution.
  • Responsibility for Monthly VAT returns and assistance with and review of month end balance sheet reconciliations across VAT, stock, and controls to ensure they are robust and completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure stock write off processes are followed and assist commercial/finance teams in producing stock provisioning and insightful reporting that will help the business make informed decisions.
  • Support the identification and improvement of financial controls looking at key areas, engaging with business process team to fully document processes.
  • Support the Finance team in managing accounting requirements for new business projects
  • Provide support for the correct accounting rules for transactions in the accounting systems.
  • Ad hoc duties to support the Group Reporting Manager in implementing improvements to the systems, processes, and synergies with Group

Suitable candidate

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working with and manipulating data within financial systems.
  • Experience of working closely with other departments
  • Good Understanding of fundamental accounting principles
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Understanding of core VAT principles
  • Team player, self-motivated, excellent communicator, supportive of others
  • Remains calm under pressure
  • Self-manage time to meet deadlines
  • Personal responsibility and ownership
  • Embraces change

Additional benefits and information

  • Fantastic opportunities for development and promotion
  • Fantastic employee discounts on the latest products
  • Matched pension contributions
  • A generous benefits package including full study support

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Hayley Surey

Hayley Surey

Senior Consultant

Basingstoke office

01256 333 322