Assistant Accountant / Bookkeeper

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My client is a well regarded SME Family Business within the Export industry, ideally located in West Leicestershire near Jct. 21 of the M1 / M69 and therefore easily commutable from across the midlands.

Due to continued expansion within Pharmaceutical supply, they now have a vacancy to expand their accounts team.

Working as part of a fun and friendly office of 11, this role will report into the Finance Manager and assist with the day to day running of a busy accounts office.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of using Sage, and will assist with:

Management of Purchase, Sales and General Ledgers
Processing of Journals, Accruals and Prepayments
Control and monitor company bank account and cash books
Bank and Balance Sheet Reconciliation
Making of payments to suppliers and expenses, Transfer Payments including multi currency
Chasing of overdue payments and resolve queries delaying payments
Daily use of MS Excel and Sage Accounting Systems to create reports
Ad hoc duties to assist with Management Accounting at Month / Year End

The ideal candidate will have an interest in studying AAT if not already qualified, however those working towards ACCA or CIMA would also be considered.

Being a small accounting office, personality fit is key, and a fun and friendly character is best suited to this environment.

Working hours are 9-5pm Mon – Thur and 9-4pm Friday, some flexibility on this or even part time hours can also be considered.

In return, my client is able to offer a great working environment, you will be joining a secure family business with a history of local trade of over 40 Years.

A basic salary of up to 24,000, coupled with Study Support and benefits await.

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