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Senior Accounts Assistant

Location: ERDINGTON, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 20,000-28,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-485944

REED Accountancy are working EXCLUSIVELY with a business based in North Birmingham with a view to recruit a Senior Accounts Assistant on a permanent basis to join their busy finance team.


This role is urgent so little/no notice period is preferred however not essential. It would also suit a candidate who is AAT qualified and looking to pursue ACCA or CIMA or someone who is already studying towards their professional qualification.


Duties include:

AP, sales ledger and credit control - very basic as it is mostly automated through a portal system

• Cash Flow forecast and monitoring

• Processing and reconciling DB pension scheme expenses and payments

• Processing weekly and monthly payroll (Sage 50 experience ideally)

• Payroll management - Monthly reporting of overtime, deductions, new starters and leavers

• Processing bank payments

• Processing employee expenses

• Preparing and posting journals

• Preparation of monthly VAT Returns, EC Sales, Intrastat

• Balance Sheet and Supplier Statement Reconciliation

• Preparation of monthly management accounts


Person Specification:

  • PQ ACCA/CIMA or AAT qualified with the desire to complete professional qualifications
  • 4 years'+ experience in an accounts role
  • Eager to learn and to progress
  • Dynamic and excellent attention to deal
  • Able to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Open and honest communicator


Please note, you will be eased into these responsibilities with training and professional development. They are looking for a tenacious and ambitious candidate who is looking for a long-term career within a reputable organisation. 


In return you will receive:

  • Full study support for CIMA or ACCA qualification including days off for exams
  • A clear progression and career path
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holiday days
  • A concise training plan 
  • An open and honest culture where your opinion matters
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