Assistant Accountant

Burgess Hill, West Sussex
£26000 - £32000 per annum
21 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
JN -092020-1229783
Charles Norris
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

This role sits within a progressive finance team which is expanding due to the companies success throughout the pandemic. This position will be reporting into the Finance Manager and will be a great role for someone who is fully AAT qualified or started their CIMA/ACCA qualification.

Client Details

The client is based in Burgess Hill and have fantastic offices which are accessible by public transport and or via car. The client has a very forward thinking outlook on work and place high importance on ensuring people have a good work life balance and flexibility.


  • Update and manage the fixed asset register on a monthly basis
  • To review the bank reconciliations and complete the monthly reconciliations for all bank and cash accounts
  • To prepare and input monthly journals including calculating accruals and prepayments
  • Service contract accrual calculation, coding and processing
  • To reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly and investigate old or unexplained items
  • To review key P&L codes for high value or unusual items, and adjust if necessary
  • Monitor VAT compliance
  • VAT return calculation, submission and clear down
  • To provide support and holiday/sickness cover for the finance team
  • To document processes and review on annual basis
  • To assist in the preparation of annual audit information


  • Part qualified ACCA/CIMA or AAT level 4 and looking to study preferred although relevant experience will be considered
  • Must have good working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to find, test and implement more efficient work processes within finance function
  • Good communications skills

Job Offer

A competitive salary

Good progression routes

Excellent Benefits

Free parking

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