Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH22899_1487240445
Contact Name: Emily Cutler
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Our client is looking for an Assistant Accountant reporting to the Financial Manager who is responsible for the smooth running of the purchase ledger. The role will extend to the processing of employee expenses, processing of time sheets and any other activities as determined by the FM according to the abilities and development of the individual.

The nature of this role is that it has access to, and is entrusted with, confidential information about the company and employees and therefore the individual must understand and comply with the generally accepted standards of confidentiality expected within a finance function.


  • Good relationships are maintained with suppliers
  • Only approved invoices are paid
  • Suppliers are paid on time in accordance with agreed terms
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements on a timely basis and resolving queries promptly.
  • Communicating with suppliers regarding missing or disputed invoices on a timely basis.
  • Purchase ledger invoices are matched to purchase orders
  • Project purchase invoices are posted to the correct project number and cost codes
  • Project invoices are properly approved by the appropriate project manager
  • Overhead invoices are posted to the correct GL codes
  • Overhead invoices are approved by the appropriate manager
  • Processing employee expenses and company credit cards
  • Time is booked to the correct project code
  • Time is correctly analysed to the correct cost code
  • Time sheet summaries are prepared for payroll
  • Craftsmen are only paid for time worked and agreed absences


  • Ideally ATT qualified or part-qualified

We look forward to receiving your application.