Assistant Accountant

Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Type
26 Jul 2018

Job Description

KCR Solutions are currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant for our excellent client in Newcastle.

Salary – £22,000 to £25,000


  1. Administering the accurate recording of all accounting transactions income and expenditure (some of this is electronically automated) including the posting of daily receipts and supplier invoices
  2. Reconciling information generated by accounting systems, analysing, investigating and resolving where required
  3. Reconciliation of all bank accounts
  4. Reporting on debtors and creditors, maintenance of the ledgers
  5. Maintenance of finance system (Sage 50) setting up new suppliers and codes
  6. Preparation of month end journals, including accruals and prepayments
  7. Preparation and distribution of monthly reports to the senior management team
  8. Producing regular, timely and accurate management accounts and management information, together with draft annual financial statements
  9. Completion of balance sheet reconciliations monthly
  10. Management of payroll through an outsourced provider
  11. Preparation of accurate VAT returns, meeting submission dates and ensuring compliance with similar financial statutory obligations
  12. Liaising with third parties such as advisors, bank, suppliers and HMRC
  13. Assisting with forecasting and budgeting process
  14. Preparation of year end audit pack and liaising with auditors
  15. Assisting with currency hedging


Key Skills

  1. Proactive approach into improving current processes and procedures
  2. Able to prepare full month and year end accounts and supporting documentation
  3. Excellent IT skills, especially Excel and a good understanding of Sage 50
  4. Advanced/qualified AAT or part qualified CIMA/ACCA


Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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