Assistant Accountant

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
£29000 - £34000 per annum
17 Sep 2021
01 Oct 2021
JN -092021-3573877
Jack Green
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

The successful candidate will provide essential day-to-day accounting support to senior team members, such as preparing financial statements and accounts, budgeting, managing ledgers, processing invoices and VAT returns.

Client Details

The client (based in Hoddesdon) is within the construction/manufacturing industry. Looking for an assistant accountant due to the growth of the company. Plans of expansion within the next 9 months. They have over 100 subsidiaries & over 15,000 employees.


  • Assisting in the management of all ledgers and balance sheet for shared services departments
  • Responsibility of ensuring the information for all recurring monthly recharges is received, accurate and correctly posted to the ledgers in a timely manner
  • Raising sales ledger invoices to internally recharge companies outside the VAT group
  • Posting of other journal vouchers into the system
  • Posting of purchasing card (PCard) transactions into the system
  • Period end closing of the finance system
  • Responsibility for daily check for interface issues and resolution of errors
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Updating and communicating exchange rates


  • Ideally ACCA or CIMA part qualified
  • Experience or knowledge of management account duties such as posting journals, accruals, prepayments and balance sheet reconciliations etc
  • Confident with Microsoft excel, such as Vlookups and Pivot Tables
  • Great written and verbal communication
  • Able to work against deadlines

Job Offer

  • Private Healthcare
  • Hybrid Working
  • 26 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme

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