Assistant Accountant

Orpington, Kent / Kent, Dartford
£25000 - £28000 per annum
04 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Ewan Quinn
Contract type
Full time

This is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to get involved in a full range of Accounting duties / responsibilities in supporting a Finance Manager.

Client Details

A successful organisation with continued plans for expansion.


  • Complete Workday Month end process to ensure deadlines are met, including:
  • Releasing closed jobs on Project Management Report
  • WIP Review: dealing with account managers to ensure client billing is up to date
  • Co-ordinating month end stock take, calculating and posting stock adjustment journal.
  • Process Month End Journals for: Accrued Income, Labour, COS to WIP, P/O accruals, Overhead prepayments, Overhead accruals.
  • Reconciliation of allocated balance sheet accounts: Petty Cash, Trade receivables, Stock, Work in progress, Prepayments, Employee Receivables/Salary advances, VAT control accounts, Trade payables, employee payables, benefits liabilities (pension, health, gym subscriptions, childcare vouchers), accruals, Employee taxes, Deemed remuneration, Reserves
  • TM1 declarations for Balance sheet items.
  • Utilising Workday, Quest and Timesheet systems to enable -
  • Calculation of overtime hours and submission to the central payroll utilising the Timesheet recording system.
  • Calculation and checking of Client Rebates and accrual Journal processing.
  • Calculation of sales Commission for qualifying staff and submission to People manager for processing.
  • Run workday reports for EC Sales and Intrastat report Compilation and Submission to the Group.
  • Compilation and verification of VAT return prior to submission to Group.
  • Ad hoc journal processing -code corrections, Job allocations, account reconciliations


  • Year end tax pack completion
  • Year end client list returns
  • Excel (highly desirable)
  • Some experience of using an accountancy package (Sage, SAP, Oracle, peoplesoft desirable
  • Basic IT skills (email, calendar, word, powerpoint etc) essential
  • Ability to interpret/analyse data, particularly numerical
  • Someone that has completed AAT training or begun ACCA/CIMA training is desirable.
  • Job Offer

    A competitive salary and benefits package

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