Assistant Accountant

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our finance department as an Assistant Accountant.  

 Responsibilities include:

  • Reconciliation up to UK trial balance including:
    • Sales ledger
    • Purchase ledger
    • Bank accounts
  • Processing journals including:
    • Accruals
    • Prepayments
    • Fixed assets
    • Suspense reconciliation
  • Processing bank payments and receipts
  • Processing sales invoices, reviewing credit note requests and raising in Sage
  • Reconciling and processing store and web sales
  • Processing credit card transactions and expenses
  • Building relationships with both customers and suppliers, dealing with queries and ensuring overdue invoices are settled
  • Working with debt insurance agencies to assist in debt collection
  • Main point of contact in finance for National Customers
  • Posting purchase invoices & processing payment runs
  • Processing and submitting the quarterly VAT returns
  • Assisting with the year end accounts preparation process

Skills & experience:

 This role will report to the Financial Controller and is ideally suited to an enthusiastic individual seeking their next step within finance. You should be beginning your accountancy studies (ACCA / CIMA) or AAT qualified

 This is an interesting, varied role and will require strong organisation and time management skills.

 You will need to be happy working as part of a team but also able to work independently.

 The successful candidate will require excellent communication skills and previous experience of Sage is an advantage.

About Caroline Gardner

Caroline Gardner is best known as one of the UK's leading and most prolific accessory, gift and stationery designers.

Her distinctive designs now stretch across various product categories, including paper, accessories and lifestyle, all linked by her design hand print of quirky use of colour and placement.

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