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Assistant Accountant

Location: REDHILL, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000.00-28,000.00 GBP Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 1
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: X3-162047

I am recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join my client based in Redhill. Your role will be to implement the delivery of the Department Policy and objectives. You will need to understand and meet the requirements and concerns of customers/consumers, and deliver a service to meet those needs to ensure my client retains and increases its reputation. You will report into the Financial Controller and be able to work within a team / alone. My client will be open to looking at candidates qualified by experience / finished AAT. 


  • Shot notice period or no notice
  • Be strong in balance sheet reconciliations
  • Accruals and prepayments 
  • Strong knowledge on Excel

Responsibilities / Tasks

Group Treasury

  • Weekly and final monthly bank reconciliations
  • Diapason – Daily matching
  • Diapason – Monthly journal movements review
  • Cashflow forecasting & arrangement of treasury transfers

Overheads & Marketing

  • Accruals & prepayments
  • Monthly overheads preparation and variance analysis
  • Sales support, retro and overrider monthly journal
  • Marketing
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT, intrastats and EC sales list reconciliation and reporting to HMRC
  • National statistics
  • Requesting all monthly recharges and reconciling against schedules
  • Specific transactional reporting


  • Logistics monthly journal and reconciliation of the Balance Sheet
  • Reconcile Euro pallets balance with movements provided by Supply Chain

Group accounting system, Mapping & Intercompany

  • Upload ERP transactions from UK to Group system
  • Mapping TBs between both systems
  • Agree intercompany balances/tagging between both systems
  • Agree intercompany balances by email & phone and reconcile any difference
  • Assist in new system implementation

Audit and Year End

  • Year End schedules preparation and liaising with auditors to resolve any queries


  • Bonus – 8% of annual salary, based on the achievement of both personal and company objectives
  • Pension
  • Private medical
  • Income protection
  • 26 days holiday

Experience and Skills:

  • Studying relevant accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACCA or other)
  • Commercial, with evidence of the ability to deliver proactive and reactive support.
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate data against key indicators, to monitor programmes, projects and plans to set and achieve targets.
  • Demonstrate proficiency using key software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet financial targets
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with people at different levels
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities and managing diversity
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