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Accounts Assistant

£20,000 to £25,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2021

Walters People have partnered with a leading organisation based in central Birmingham who are looking for an Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis. Reporting into the Finance Manager, this position would be best suited to a self-motivated and driven individual who is looking to a pursue a professional qualification.

Key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant:

* Managing the sales ledger function
* To provide cover for the purchase ledger assistant as and when required
* Preparation of a monthly P&L, balance sheet and cashflow
* Interest postings and checking intercompany sheet for differences
* Helping with project reconciliations
* Accruals calculation and journal posting
* Prepayments calculation and journal posting
* Posting all bank statements
* Agreement of intercompany balances/ preparation of intercompany matrices
* Preparation of bank reconciliations and analysis of monthly cash movements
* Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
* Support the Senior Management Accountant when financial information is required

Skills required for the Accounts Assistant:

This role would suit a recent graduate or an AAT qualified candidate who is looking to kick start their career in finance with a minimum of 3 years' experience and is actively studying towards a professional qualification.

* Accounting degree qualification or AAT qualified
* A keen eye for detail and the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced office environment
* Excellent communication and organisation skills and an ability to prioritise tasks
* A hands-on, flexible and adaptable approach
* Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

To express your interest in this position please apply direct or email your CV to

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  • Job Reference: 379178537-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Walters People
    Walters People
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent