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Senior Finance Assistant / Accountant

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  • Sherborne, Dorset, England
  • Permanent,
  • Accounts,
  • 6538
  • 27/03/2024
Job description

SENIOR FINANCE ASSISTANT / ACCOUNTANT – SHERBORNE
Location: Sherborne, Dorset
Job type: Permanent
Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:15
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per annum
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for a Senior Finance Assistant / Accountant to join our clients Accountancy Practice in Sherborne on a full time permanent contract.
The successful candidate will ideally be AAT qualified, QBE or part qualified accountant (ICAEW / ACCA but would also consider CIMA)
Within this position you will be responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting through to management accounts and financial statements inclyding audits where required.
Duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained accurately and in a timely manner
  • Undertake all prime entry bookkeeping tasks ensuring all income and costs have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable is correctly treated
  • Administer all payment runs to the required frequency culminating in a weekly bank reconciliation where needed
  • Prepare VAT returns ensuring these are submitted on time
  • Maintain all fixed asset registers, ledgers and control accounts accurately
  • Undertake credit control when required
  • Produce management accounts and year end statutory accounts files for internal and external audit review
  • Prepare regular reports not limited to actual v budget cost summaries and profit forecasts as an example
  • Undertake project work as required

About you:

  • Working towards accountancy qualifications, recently qualified or qualified by experience with at least 5 years of relevant experience, ideally within practice
  • Experience of accounting for transactions that are subject to VAT
  • Can proactively prioritize their own work
  • Able to deal with confidential information
  • Excellent administration and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills and working knowledge of MS and experience of using accounting software
  • Willing to learn

Benefits:

  • Guaranteed salary and bonus review
  • Study support considered
  • Following initial training period, hybrid working options will be available
  • 10% employer pension contribution
  • Option to make additional contributions through salary sacrifice
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • BUPA cover
  • Life insurance 4 x gross salary
  • Payment of annual professional accountancy membership fee if applicable
  • Provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance knowledge, skills and experience
  • Car parking
  • Electric car salary sacrifice benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme

Closing date is * 1 month from advert post unless agreed otherwise*

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

 

 

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy