Our hugely successful client is currently looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their small team near Farnborough to support the financial growth of the business.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful Assistant Accountant will provide financial and administrative support across a wide variety of tasks including management accounts preparation, VAT returns, balance sheet reconciliations, payroll and supplier payments across the group.


  • Assisting in the timely preparation of monthly management accounts and reporting packs for Group companies
  • Accruals, prepayments, intercompany and other month end journals
  • Month end close, prepare / review balance sheet and bank reconciliations
  • Daily / weekly KPI reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budgets and forecasts
  • VAT Returns preparation and filing
  • Year end and annual external Audit involvement
  • Ad-hoc duties and projects

Personal Requirements

  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience and having worked in a similar hands-on role
  • Minimum AAT Level 4 qualified or part qualified CIMA / ACCA
  • Solid understanding of fundamental accounting principles (double entry, VAT, Tax)
  • Experience in dealing with transactions and reporting in multiple currencies (GBP, USD, EUR)
  • You will have strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Previous use of Sage 50 is desirable
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail are essential
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable working with managers of all levels
  • Be able to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines

Hours are Mon-Fri, 9-5:30pm
22 days’ holiday

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Job Reference: LO171

Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

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