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Practice Accounts Assistant – Northampton

Practice Accounts Assistant, broad bookkeeping/financial accounts role, Northampton, to £28,000

Our client, a busy multi sited accounting practice, are seeking a Practice Accounts Assistant to provide efficient & effective accounting support for all aspects of the business.

The role will be a working onsite daily and will be a minimum of 30 hours per week or full time, reporting to the Practice Manger. As the Practice Accounts Assistant, your areas of responsibility will include processing of all accounting transactions for the business, maintaining up to date accounting reconciliations and producing regular accounting information to the Directors.

  • Sales invoicing – Raise and process all sales invoices.
  • Purchase Ledger – Verify purchase invoices and receipts, reconcile against supplier statement & prepare payment schedules, where applicable.
  • Bank – Maintain an up-to-date cash book for all accounts and reconcile against the bank statement monthly.
  • Expenses
  • Credit control
  • Nominal ledger – processing regular and ad hoc journals, including accruals, prepayments, depreciation, etc., as required, and reconciling all accounts monthly.
  • VAT – Prepare & submit periodic returns
  • Monthly management accounts reporting to Directors
  • Implementing and managing internal accounts systems and processes
  • Training other members of staff so there is some resilience for internal bookkeeping.
  • Allocation of nominal accounts posting reference to all source documents, as appropriate
  • Respond to account related queries
  • Maintain monthly analyses of all relevant nominal accounts for financial year-end & corporation tax purposes

This is a busy and varied role for an individual who is able to work to deadlines, be able to work with confidential information, be organised in their work and holds strong communication skills and a confident manner. Previous experience of working in a finance / accounts environment is required.

Job Reference: 19725
Salary: up to £28,000+ Onsite Parking & 25 Days Holiday
Location: Northamptonshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01604 876330
Consultant: Michelle Pearce
Last Updated: 25/04/2024