Accounts Assistant

Gloucestershire, Yate
£23000 - £27000 per annum + study support
11 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Charlotte Robertson
Contract type
Part time

This is an exciting permanent opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join a growing business in Yate.

Client Details

Our client is a market leader in its chosen field, they are an SME with an excellent reputation in the local area


The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for;

  • Calculation of monthly sales commissions for all companies
  • Preparation and execution of payroll
  • Management of pension scheme, new starters, benefits scheme, compliance and auto enrolment
  • Compliance and payment of PAYE and other employment related taxes
  • Preparation of stock reconciliation
  • Reconcile monthly sales figures to accounting records
  • Complete the VAT returns and raise payment
  • Raise and authorise bank transactions
  • Process staff expenses
  • Assist with posting journals
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliation
  • Provide cover for other members of the department during periods of leave/sickness
  • Support the Management Accountant and Head of Finance and HR with accounts duties
  • Support the HR Manager with HR Administration duties, as required
  • Accept responsibility for the day to day administration of the HR system
  • To follow all Health and Safety procedures as outlined in the Health & Safety Policy
  • To carry out any other ad-hoc duties as and when required
  • Generate new business leads whenever possible
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in business processes
  • Preparation and submission of payroll within contractual deadlines
  • Payment of all taxes (PAYE/NI/VAT) in accordance with HMRC deadlines
  • Submission of VAT return prior to HMRC deadline
  • Reconciliation of sales figures by sixth working day of the month


The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role and will be looking to progress their career with a view to becoming a management accountant. You will ideally be AAT qualified

Job Offer

A salary of up to £27,000 + study support towards an accountancy qualification is on offer for the Accounts Assistant

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