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
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
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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