Finance Assistant / Accountant

Recruitment Genius
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
08 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Start Date
Are you looking for your next step in Accounting? Want to develop your career further in a varied and busy Finance Department? If you are self-motivated to learn and looking for your next challenge, then apply now!

This company is an international distributor of electronics components based in York and with offices worldwide. They are looking for a Finance Assistant to support the other members of the team within their busy office. They are looking for someone with finance experience who will be able to undertake a range activities in the accounts dept.

The Role of the Finance Assistant / Accountant

- To support the Financial Controller with day to day duties
- Be responsible for maintaining accurate records
- Be prepared to work on the sales and purchase ledger to support existing staff
- To maintain both manual and computerised record filling systems and procedures
- To manage the banking reconciliations in foreign currencies and posting of nominal entries to the bank account
- Assist in the reconciliation of various nominal ledger control accounts
- Issuing management reports and statistical information within specified time scales
- Compile Intrastat and Vat reports
- Ad hoc duties as required

- Proficiency in Excel and Word
- Excellent attention to detail
- Experience in foreign currency
- Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written

They are setting up a new division in the coming months and the Finance Assistant / Accountant would have an instrumental role in setting up and running the system.

The Finance Assistant / Accountant we are looking for must be proactive, trustworthy and a reliable individual, tasked with providing a high level of service to their company and customers

Required experience:
- Accounting: 3 years within a B2B environment.
- Minimum AAT level 4 (or equivalent qualifications)
- Familiar with computerised accounting packages

Recruitment benefits, what can we offer you?
- 37.75 hours per week
- Healthcare cash plan (up to GBP2,000 per year, including dental and eye care)
- Additional company bonus available
- 28 days annual leave pro rata (including bank holidays)
- Company pension scheme
- Free on-site parking
- Career progression
- Long term prospect with a strong company