Assistant Accountant

Permanent | Caerphilly, WALES | about 1 year
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Job Summary

£20,000 Annual

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Job Description

I'm working with a fast growth business based in Caerphilly to recruit a part qualified assistant accountant on a permanent basis.

Client Details

My client is an upcoming business based in Caerphilly and they are looking to recruit a part qualified Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis.


As Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for -

  • Manage the Employee expenses control account ensuring the accuracy and completeness of this account as well as ensuring that VAT recovery is maximised.
  • Running the purchase ledger ensuring that expenditure is appropriately recorded and financial control is effective through the purchase order process.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the month end management accounts.
  • Maintaining the fixed asset ledger.
  • Monthly review of costs versus budget and working with department heads to identify and explain variances.
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Assisting in producing the procedures manual for the Finance Department and 'how-to' sheets for all critical workbooks
  • Identifying areas where improvements could be made to reduce manual processes, via the use of technology and increased automation.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate -

  • Good understanding of double entry book keeping
  • Demonstrable experience of purchase ledger management.
  • Strong Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, vlook ups, sumifs).
  • Demonstrable experience of using a financial accounting system.
  • Experience of a B2B business with high transaction volumes.
  • Experience in a business utilising sub-contractors.
  • Experience of implementing process improvements
  • Experience of Sage Line 50

Job Offer

This exciting opportunity will offer the following benefits -

  • £20-23,000
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Pension
  • On site parking

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