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Assistant Accountant

Location: NEWRY, COUNTY DOWN Salary: 24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3049822
Reed Accountancy & Finance are working closely with a leading supplier in the distribution industry and have a permanent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join their busy team. This is a full time permanent opportunity.

The Role:

Based in Newry and reporting to the Financial Controller, key elements of the role include bank reconciliation, VAT, accounts payable and receivable & profit and loss preparation.

More specific duties involve:

Reconcile company bank accounts including foreign currency
Assist with reconciliation of intercompany accounts
Agree and reconcile opening balances.
Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet preparation
Assist with preparation of Site Profit & Loss (workback)
Prepare and submit MFL VAT Return quarterly
Prepare and submit European VAT Returns monthly/quarterly, deadline different for each country.
Prepare Fuel Card Reconciliation Monthly
Assist with the duties of accounts cashier, Posting payments, reconciliation of Morgan sales accounts.
Assist with the duties of existing purchase ledger, deal with supplier queries, posting invoices/payments.
Assist with any general accounts/banks queries.
Daily banking
Actively partaking in meetings as and when required
Attending required training and ensure a certificate of completion is forwarded to HR
Participation in appraisals and performance reviews to assess your overall performance, duties, training requirements and development.

The Person:

Candidates will hold a CIMA / ACA or equivalent Part Qualification or will be qualified by experience with previous industry experience gained ideally within the distribution industry.

Candidates will have an excellent level of communication and interpersonal skills and will work well both as part of a team and using initiative.

Candidates will have good systems experience with an advanced working knowledge of Sage.

If you have the desired experience and would like to discuss, please get in touch with Lizzy Lyons on 02890 330604 and email an up to date cv to

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