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Assistant Financial Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
REF: SM 231117 ASFINAC_1512733222
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an impressive, rapidly growing business with offices in Hertfordshire are looking to source an assistant financial accountant to join their team. The role will be to assist the Head of Reporting and Analysis manage the purchase and sales ledgers effectively.

Key Responsibilities:
-Manage the sales and purchase ledger accounting transactions including processing as necessary
-Responsible for reconciling sales and purchase ledgers and overseeing month end and year end accounting adjustments from supplier reconciliations
-Checking all orders before invoiced, ensuring part codes, VAT and other relevant information is accurate before being processed.
-Manage the credit note approval process and reporting thereon
-Understand and manage the use of part codes
-Oversee creation of supplier and customer accounts (consistency, compliance, checking VAT and company registration details, entering credit limits)
-Cleansing of supplier and customer accounts
-Responsible for all open orders and forecasting, ensuring accuracy of delivery dates
-Manage the year end process including cut off, returns and stock
-Implement email invoices and statements
-Assist with the monitoring of the overheads against budget
-Be a strong advocate for internal controls and processes to help drive a right first time culture in line with company and department objectives

This will be an excellent opportunity to join an impressive business currently undergoing a period of growth. This role will offer a genuine career progression and exposure to other areas of the finance team. The ideal candidate would be a part-qualified accountant with strong academic background and excellent communication skills.

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