Accounts Assistant

Thatcham, Berkshire
Great benefits, pension and holiday
12 Aug 2022
19 Aug 2022
JN -062022-5664265
Ben Ward
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Working under the FC you will be the Accounts Assistant in the team with 2 other people in AP/AR underneath your role.

You will support with all areas of accounting and help produce accounts up to Trial Balance.

Client Details

This is an incredibly well established business with a brilliant working environment, alongside an interesting and varied role. They are based in a rural location so access to your own transport is essential, you will be based in the office for 5 days a week, however the benefits and working environment for this Accounts Assistant role are exceptional and make this a worthwhile balance.


The Key aspects of the Thatcham based Accounts Assistant will be to:

To lead on a number of accounting areas under the guidance of the Head of Financial Operations

* To lead on a range of reconciliations, including purchasing cards (monthly), petty cash (weekly), intercompany accounts (monthly), suspense accounts (monthly), bank (daily) and to proactively resolve any issues.

* Monthly accruals and prepayments

* Oversee the management of chargeable events and activities, reviewing for completeness and accuracy, overseeing project budgets (e.g. major residential trips) and recording journals accordingly.

* Ensure timely completion of all other reconciliations and month end processes, ensuring all nominal ledgers agree with the Financial Accounting system.

* Monitor all funds raised, liaising with other departments, keeping records and ensuring funds are passed to the appropriate charities

* To review the finance systems and services and recommend improvements and efficiencies

* Undertake a range of operational finance tasks including Nominal Ledger


The ideal Accounts Assistant will be someone who has worked in a transactional finance environment for a number of years and feels confident working in a senior capacity.

You must be able to show a detail orientated approach whilst also being able to work as part of a busy and efficient team.

Job Offer

On offer to the Accounts Assistant will be:

- 25 days holiday

- On site meals

- Generous pension entitlement

- Company discounts

- Salary of £28,000 to £30,000

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