Assistant Accountant

East Sussex, Uckfield
£25000 - £30000 per annum
11 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
JN -112021-4531820
Owen Hixson
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

As the Assistant Accountant, your role will be to assist the Financial Controller in all aspects of the Finance division.

Client Details

My client are a well-established organisation based in Uckfield, who are looking to add an Assistant Accountant to their well-established team.


As the Assistant Accountant, your main responsibilities will include:

  • To complete and review monthly balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring all codes contain only current and relevant balances.

  • To assist with quarterly VAT reporting, ensuring compliance with all local HMRC legislation.

  • To assist with the production of monthly management accounts, including the processing of journals, prepayments, accruals and fixed assets.

  • To support the reconciliation and reporting of Inventory.

  • To assist with the annual audit and tax reporting, liaising with external consultants and providing appropriate supporting backup.

  • To ensure all employee expenses are properly analysed and paid to staff including the processing of credit card transactions.

  • To play an active role in sales/purchase ledger where appropriate.

  • To ensure a robust internal control environment, highlighting any control weaknesses and implementing processes that both improve efficiency and increase transparency.

  • To adhere to all internal policies and procedures, as well as local regulatory requirements.


To be successful in your application for Assistant Accountant, you should be:

  • Progressing through an Accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA/AAT)
  • Experienced in a similar role.
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work independently, as well as in a team.

Job Offer

If you are successful in your application, you should expect:

  • Salary £25,000 - £30,000
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Opportunity for Study Support

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