Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Fitness Superstore
Location
Moulton
Salary
£25000 per annum
Posted
07 May 2017
Expires
13 May 2017
Sector
Accounting
We are looking for an experienced part qualified Assistant Accountant to join our small, but busy team, based at our Head Office at Round Spinney Industrial Estate, Northampton. Now in its 21st year Fitness Superstore is a successful retail & distribution business, selling through 11 stores, telephone, catalogue and website with an annual turnover of over £28m. - Permanent Full Time 40 hours per week - Salary £25,000 per annum - 20 days paid holiday( bank holidays) The Role Within this role you will be required to carry out large volumes of cash book reconciliations from all incoming cash channels, using Excel, Sage and our bespoke in-house software (full training with be given). The successful candidate will also provide support to the Financial Controller to assist with monthly Management Accounts and other projects as required. You should be working towards an Accountancy qualification or be part qualified. - Carry out daily Cash Book Receipts Reconciliations / Investigating and Resolving Queries - Monthly Credit card reconciliation and posting - Credit Control for a low volume number of Sales Ledger Accounts - Assisting in the preparation of monthly prepayments and accrual journals - Analysis of monthly overhead costs - Preparing a small weekly payroll (full training will be given) - Aide the team in creating accounting process documentations Your Profile - Excellent attention to detail and accuracy are essential with strong numerical and analytical skills - Ability to pick up procedures and processes quickly - Self-motivated deadline-driven individual with an ability to work using your own initiative and manage own workload - You must have determination and drive to resolve queries - High level of integrity and commitment - Supportive and reliable team member with a positive 'can-do' attitude - IT literate - Intermediate Excel skills - V Lookups, Formula's etc - Sage accounts experience preferred but not essential as full training will be given - Minimum of 2 years' experience in an accounting environment - preferably from a Retail, Consumer Goods or E-Commerce institution Working as part of a small team we are looking for applicants with an approachable 'can do' attitude. Required to help out where necessary within the finance team at busy times so a need to be flexible and able to adapt your approach accordingly.

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