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Accountant/ Finance Assistant

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Sherborne

Job reference

263284/001

Salary

up to £40000 per annum, 8% pension 25 days holiday, BUPA

Job Description

Accountant/ Finance Assistant

Are you AAT qualified, qualified by experience or are qualifying or recently qualified accountant with at least three years of relevant experience, ideally within practice or an audit environment.

Have you got experience with day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting through to management accounts/financial statements?

Do you want flexible/hybrid working?

Do you want to have 8% pension contribution and 25 days holiday?

If its Yes to these then read on…

My client is the Family Office of an entrepreneurial high net worth Family. The Family Office looks after the personal financial affairs of various family members and the accounting and compliance for numerous Family financial interests. Due to growth a position has become available within the Finance Team. The title of the role and associated remuneration package will depend on your qualifications and experience but could be up to £40,000 per annum.

Role Profile

You will be responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting through to management accounts/financial statements including audits where required for a variety of entities/family interests. Your portfolio will include a selection from the following: limited companies operating predominately in the financial consultancy, investment and property sectors, pension schemes, trusts, charities, sole traderships and reporting on UK and overseas personal and property expenditure.

You will be expected to:

Ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained and management accounts prepared accurately and in a timely manner

Undertake all prime entry bookkeeping tasks ensuring all income and costs have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable is correctly treated

Administer all payments runs to the required frequency culminating in a weekly bank reconciliation where needed

Prepare CIS and VAT returns where required ensuring these are submitted on time

Maintain all fixed asset registers, ledgers and control accounts accurately

Undertake credit control if required

Produce statutory accounts with supporting year-end files where required for internal and external audit review

Prepare regular reports not limited to actual v budget cost summaries and profit forecasts as an example

Ensure all entities are compliant with relevant tax and company laws

Undertake project work as required

Ensure that your CPD record is well maintained if required

We are looking for an individual who:

Is AAT qualified, qualified by experience or a qualifying or recently qualified accountant with at least three years of relevant experience, ideally within practice or an audit environment

Has experience of VAT, with knowledge of CIS being an advantage

Can proactively prioritise their own work as this role deals with a high volume of information

Has excellent administration and communication skills (both written and verbal with attention to detail)

What we have to offer:

Following an initial training/probationary period you will be given the option to work from home for a period of time each week, the number of days will be dependent on the responsibilities of your role and the needs of the business as a whole

Option to make additional pension contributions through salary sacrifice

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Individual BUPA cover

Life insurance 4 x gross salary

Payment of your annual professional qualification membership subscription if applicable

Training support would be considered if you are working towards completing or intending to commence study for a professional accounting qualification

Our commitment to provide you with ongoing CPD to enhance your knowledge, skills and experience

Cycle to work benefit scheme

Car parking

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