Finance & Administration

Assistant Accountant

posted 23rd August 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • £25,000 - £30,000 Per Annum
  • Chelmsford
  • Permanent


  • £25,000 - £30,000 Per Annum


A&F Chambers are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join our client in Chelmsford.

This is a varied position that will provide real scope for the right candidate to make an important contribution within the finance department. You will take ownership of the day to day running of accounting tasks for two companies.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintain fixed asset registers
  • Assist in the production of monthly management accounts
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Accruals/prepayments calculations
  • Credit Control
  • Manage the sales ledger; including production of invoices, customer reports and monthly statement runs
  • Daily cash analysis
  • Prepare monthly supplier payment runs
  • Assist in a monthly payroll preparation
  • Maintaining the purchase ledger; including coding and entry of all invoices and carrying out supplier statement reconciliations
  • Any other ad hoc duties as and when required

Person Specification:

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • IT Literate, with experience using Sage 50 accounts or payroll
  • Driver with access to transport


  • Monday to Friday, flexible working hours
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • Permanent role
  • 20 days holiday + 8 for bank holidays (rising with years of service)
  • Free car parking

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