Accounts Assistant

Location: Workington, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12-09-2018
Accounts Assistant

Job Type: Permanent or Temporary
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (May be required to work outside these times to meet the needs of the business)
Salary: Experience Dependent

We are currently seeking an AAT Qualified (or equivalent) Accounting Clerk to work for a well-known local company based in Workington.

The role:
Working as part of busy team, you will report to the Company Secretary and carry out accounts and payroll functions. This is a role that requires someone with strong overall accounting experience and knowledge.

Key Responsibilities include
  • Assisting in the preparation of accounts;
  • Dealing with basic book keeping;
  • Processing and paying invoices;
  • Recording receipts and payments;
  • Preparing and checking ledger balances and other monthly and yearly accounts;
  • Completing and submitting tax returns, VAT returns and National Insurance contributions;
  • Handling company expenses and payroll systems that pay wages and salaries;
  • Using computerised accounting systems.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Management Account
  • Preparing and submitting Statutory Returns
  • Excellent IT skills
  • AAT Qualified
  • Highly experienced in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent Organisational skills, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • A team player and a good sense of humor
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