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Assistant Accountant

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Assistant Accountant, Finance
£30,000 to £33,000 per annum
England, Surrey
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Working in partnership with a global company who are looking for a part qualified assistant accountant.


Provide support to the Company accountant overseeing daily general ledger transactions and being involved in all month end and year end processes including assisting in the preparation of annual statutory accounts and tax calculations.

-Be able to oversee the general ledger function within the finance operations ensuring all ledger postings are accurate
-To create journals as required, including accruals & prepayments.
-To work as part of a team and assist with both month end and year end close processes including preparation of statutory accounts and corporation tax computations
-To assist with internal management reporting
-To provide cover for VAT and Treasury functions where necessary including assist in HMRC audits
-To be able to prepare and submit ad hoc tax reports for HMRC e.g. PAYE settlements, Transfer Pricing reports, etc.
-To be able to prepare and review tax computations
-To assist with Company Secretarial duties where necessary
-To manage and assist with any projects assigned to the finance group

Person Spec

Part qualified or studying for accountancy qualification (ACCA or equivalent)

Ideally educated to degree level or with equivalent experience in an accounting role.

Knowledge of current accounting standards

Excellent eye for detail

Good organisational skills

Proficient in the use of Excel

Highly numerical

Good working knowledge of an accounting package (ideally JDE or equivalent system)

Ability to work independently as well as within a team

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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