Assistant Financial Accountant

Ref: NW1080RJ

Salary: £26k - 28k per year

Location: Sutton, Surrey, England

Type: Permanent

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Banks Finance is recruiting for an Assistant Financial Accountant to join a national company near Redhill. The ideal candidate will be AAT or ACCA Part Qualified Accountant with previous experience within a similar role.

The role is to deliver value-added financial analysis & support to the business on key areas of the operations and assist with the prepartion of monthly managment reporting, VAT & Tax returns and annual Financial Statements. Other duties include;

  • Analyse costs at month end to allow accurate allocation of costs & provide relevant management information.
  • Assist with month end review of costs and to identify accruals & prepayment postings required.
  • Monitor weekly Purchase Order / Supplier invoice ‘outstanding tasks’ & liaise with all parties (Business units) to ensure timely resolution of aged / aging items.
  • Prepare & review some monthly balance sheet reconciliations as allocated by the Financial Controller.
  • Provide support to the wider business & the finance centre on all matters related to capital expenditure.
  • Prepare monthly VAT reports balance sheet reconciliations & assist with the production of the quarterly & annual VAT returns.
  • Prepare monthly Petty Cash reclaim submissions.
  • Assist with year-end stock take reports & reconciliations & other year-end tasks.
  • Completion of projects and adhoc tasks as directed by Financial Controller / Senior Financial Accountant.

The ideal candidate will have previous financial experience, strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail and be self motivated. This is a great opportunity for a candidate to join an organisation at an exciting time. In return you will be offered a generous salary and full study support.

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For further information please contact Neil Watson on 01273 229 499, or email

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