Assistant accountant

Basingstoke, Hampshire
£25000 - £26000 per annum
17 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
JN -062021-2928050
Wesley Maye
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

The primary function of the role is to manage the purchase ledger for 2 entities within the organization. Other responsibilities are there to be taken and the role can be easily developed.

Client Details

The client is a rapidly growing business in the heart of Basingstoke. Within the company there is a huge opportunity for progression as the teams is forecasted to keep expanding.


Reporting directly to Finance Manager you will be responsible for the following:-

· Manage Purchase Ledger / Accounts Payable for two entities within the Group

· Expenses - process monthly PAYE expenses

· Bank - post all bank transactions and ensure bank is reconciled daily for one entity

· Perform routine calculations to produce analysis and cost card reports monthly, as requested by the Finance Manager for two entities within the Group

· Reconcile any discrepancies or errors identified by conversing with suppliers and other departments

· Collect information and prepare payments for monthly contractors and fortnightly subcontractor payments

· Company Asset Register to be reviewed quarterly

· Company Mobile Phone Analysis on a monthly basis

· Liaising Daily with Site Project Managers to track and trace external labour hours and locations

· Update the payroll master tracker daily and analysis to be reported to the Finance Manager for outsourced payroll company

· Preparing and Processing in-house monthly payroll for approx. 20 PAYE employees

· Weekly tracker to be issued to Commercial Department for forecasting of labour

· Fortnightly production of labour invoices to customers, to include issuing payslips and all other relevant documents in a timely fashion

· CIS Statements and Submissions monthly

· VAT Return Monthly

· Work closely with Finance Manager to assist with annual leave / sickness cover, where applicable

· Adhoc duties as requested from the Finance Manager and Finance Director


Suitable candidate:-

· Accounts assistant with at least 3 years experience maintaining accounts payable ledger with a 'can do' attitude

· Ideally AAT qualified or Qualified by Experience

· Used to working in a changing environment for a successful group of companies

· Knowledge of auto-enrolment and SAGE 50 Payroll, extremely beneficial

· SAGE 50 experience is essential

· Some basic knowledge of IR35 and New VAT rules beneficial

· High level of accuracy and good communication skills

· No remote working

·Engeneering industry experience

Job Offer

Fully study Package

Flexible working

Competitive salary

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