Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WS3590_1493824535
Contact Name: Dynamite Accountancy & Finance
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2017 16:15

Job Description

Assistant Accountant
£23,000 - £25,000 depending on experience
Full Time, Permanent Position!

Dynamite Recruitment is currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join one of our top Accountancy Practices based in Southampton. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a stable and experienced team which is going through a period of sustained growth.
The role will involve providing an outsourcing service to their clients, including management accounts, bookkeeping, and VAT returns.

The Role:

  • Preparing clients bookkeeping accurately and efficiently
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns, on an invoice/cash and flat rate basis
  • Effectively setting up new clients into xero
  • Migrating new clients data into Xero
  • Accurately maintain Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger and Nominal Ledgers
  • Ensure bank reconciliations are kept up to date
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, including PAYE control, wages control, VAT control, debtors and creditors
  • Have a good understanding of VAT legislation
  • Monthly Journals
  • Petty Cash
  • Payment runs
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register for all clients
  • VAT returns
  • Expenses
  • Allocating payments
  • Assist with payroll processing during high volume periods
  • Make supplier payments as and when required
  • Assisting with cash flows and the management of cash positions
  • Set up new clients

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience within a similar position
  • AAT qualified desirable
  • Use of Xero and/or SAGE
  • Computer literate Microsoft Office/Excel
  • Strong organisational and communication skills

Please contact Leanne Storey at Dynamite Recruitment for more details or apply now!!!!

Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.