Assistant Accountant

E-Personnel Recruitment Ltd
£21,000 per annum
09 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity to work for an expanding, company now seeking an Assistant Accountant to work across a portfolio of projects.

This is a full time permanent role based in Swindon, Wiltshire paying GBP21-GBP23k per annum depending on skills and experience.

The successful candidate will be subjected to full security and financial clearance checks.


  • Create and post client invoices into SAP
  • Create and post month end journals (including accruals and prepayments)
  • Verify supplier invoices as per the contract agreement and within the time schedules agreed with the client
  • Ensure that the supplier invoices which are disputed are well documented and communicated within the time schedules as agreed with the client
  • Liaise with the supplier, other team members and client to ensure speedy resolution of supplier invoice disputes
  • Support the Senior Accounts Clerk / Lead Project Accountant on tasks such as preparation of regular or ad-hoc reports, month-end close process, budgets & forecasts etc.
  • Assist Lead Accountant in month end duties including but not limited to, raising client invoices, posting journals, month end reporting and forecasting
  • Provide support for quarterly SOX and compliance testing
  • Support the Lead Accountant / Accountant by carrying out ad-hoc tasks
  • Develop process and guidance notes
  • Provide cover for Account Clerks
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks as may be required

About You

  • Have experience within a similar position
  • Be AAT qualified or working towards AAT qualification (or equivalent)
  • Be happy to undergo full security and financial checks