Finance Assistant Accountant

Vargo Recruitment Ltd
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
15 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
Vargo Recruitment has an excellent vacancy for a Finance Assistant Accountant working within a retail environment. The company works with suppliers all over the world and are committed to ethical practices in all operations. This is a varied role working within a large team and will be reporting to the Finance Manager. Our client is looking for the right candidate to join their growing company and build on their existing skills from within the financial environment. RESPONSIBILITIES Preparation of monthly balance sheet control accounts Provide concise explanations of actual spend to Finance managers Preparation of control accounts Completion of balance sheet reconciliations Preparation of cost centre reconciliation and attendance of meetings with budget holders Assist in the preparation of all costs and accruals Review and challenge invoice charges and ensure coding is correct within the ledger Assistance with the management of the sales ledger including credit control Assistance with stock month-end accounting process Assistance with VAT and other taxes submission Assistance with intercompany recharge and reconciliation process Primary contact with suppliers/ stores for invoice queries Preparation of month end journals Assistance in the reconciliation of branch stocktake results Ad hoc tasks as required. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Previous experience in accounts environment Previous practical experience using Excel spreadsheets in a finance environment Minimum degree qualified (or equivalent) Numerate IT Literate Understanding of double entry principles Attention to detail Strong problem solving DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS Studying towards an accountancy qualification Experience in a retail environment Knowledge of Microsoft applications This job was originally posted as