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Assistant Accountant Job Description

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Assistant Accountant Description

An Assistant Accountant provides essential support to the finance team.  They will report directly to an organisation’s Financial Accountant, Management Accountant or Finance Manager and deliver crucial day-to-day support, spanning the full mix of financial duties.

Key responsibilities can include preparation of financial statements and accounts, managing ledgers, forecasting and budgeting, plus preparation of quarterly VAT returns.

An Assistant Accountant can make a big impact on a business, improving profitability and contributing to future growth.  The Assistant Accountant’s financial reports will help shape the recommendations made by the Management Accountant to the wider business.

Outlined below are a number of standard duties that this job role entails.  Tailored job descriptions are prepared for each vacancy registered with Accountancy Recruit and specific responsibilities that relate to your business will be included.

Key responsibilities:

The Assistant Accountant will have a wide range of accountabilities.  These can include:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Formation of year end statutory accounts
  • Maintenance of sales invoices and reports
  • Reconciliation, including posting and balancing
  • Forecasting & budgeting, including variance analysis
  • Year end audit analysis
  • Utilisation of accounting software
  • Preparation of reports on debtors and creditors
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintaining all necessary records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Management of ledgers
  • Accruals & prepayments
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