Assistant Accountant

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FRS are recruiting an Assistant Accountant for a business based on the outskirts of Central Coventry.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for transactional finance and assisting with month end preparation / reporting.

Duties will include:

– Work as part of a small highly motivated and dedicated team within the business, leading the sales ledger management and processing, including ensuring efficient and diligent delivery of customer invoicing and statements, investigating any discrepancies / variances as required, and liaising with the project delivery team to progress issues
– Issuing of grant claims for running costs and other grant activities
– Robust debt management and credit control, to ensure cash is collected promptly
– Managing the purchasing procedure, including raising purchase orders, updating the PO log, posting approved purchase invoices to the finance system in a timely and accurate manner, to the appropriate cost codes
– Banking; Posting of payments and receipts in the finance system, checking the bank account daily; updating the billing file for receipts; production of payment runs for approval; daily reconciliation of the bank balance to the finance system
– Supporting the monthly payroll, liaison with outsourced payroll provider to ensure payroll correct and salaries, taxes and pensions paid on time
– Assisting the Financial Controller in the posting of month end journals, accruals, prepayments and recharges of costs to our subsidiary, production of a draft trial balance and supporting month end close within 5 working days
– Regular balance sheet reconciliations
– Support with the production of various financial reports throughout the month, to assist with reporting
– Focus on developing mutually supportive working environments between Finance and Project teams, undertaking ad hoc tasks as needed

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.