Our well established client in High Wycombe is looking for a  finance assistant to join their team on a temp-perm basis. This is a fantastic opportunity with the option to work a day from home in the future.

Hours – 8:30-5pm

  • Full understanding of chart of accounts and double entries,
  • Competent with running all ledgers (accounts payable, accounts receivable, subcontractor ledger and nominal ledger),
  • Treasury duties including bank reconciliation,
  • Input payroll journals, CIS scheme (advantage),
  • Understanding the principle of VAT and CIS return,
  • Supervising junior staff, answering internal and external queries by telephone and email, invoice queries as well as other accounting duties.

Essential

  • Experience of maintaining accounting ledgers and running accounts to trial balance level
  • Maintaining Fixed Assets schedule, calculating depreciation and processing relevant journals
  • Preparing ledgers for end of month accounts
  • Assisting with or the production of management accounts
  • Processing of bank payments and receipts via online banking systems
  • IT software skills, particularly Word and Excel
  • Well organised, efficient and accurate
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive information
  • Articulate with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload against deadlines and agreed timetables
  • Ability to maintain controls within the organisation to ensure financial probity
  • Ability to work independently across multiple physical sites with minimal time management
  • Ability to gather information and summarise to present to varying audiences
  • Dependable and reliable, able to keep calm and productive under pressure

Desirable but not essential

– AAT qualified (desirable) or any other accounting qualifications
– Experience of CRM/databases
– Financial administration
– Office systems development
– Experience of the Red Sky Accounting Package would be hugely advantageous
– If previously worked in the construction industry would be advantageous

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