Assistant Financial Accountant

Assistant Financial Accountant

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Fixed Term Contract until Feb 2023 – Maternity cover

Salary:  £30,000 p.a.

Hybrid role – 60% home based, 40% in the office in Borehamwood, Herts.

Successful ecommerce business with a £40million turnover is looking for an Assistant Financial Accountant for a Maternity Cover until Feb 2023. The role will be predominantly assisting the Financial Accountant in various areas including accurately reporting and reconciling of all bank accounts through regular reviews and controls. To ensure all necessary banking and cash control reconciliations are completed. Ensure all necessary returns and payments are made in respect of the various HMRC taxes and duties.

  • Reporting of weekly and monthly cash positions.
  • Review cash availability as necessary throughout the month with the Financial Accountant, recommend and initiate any transfers required to maintain the appropriate balance.
  • Review all UK and Euro bank reconciliations.
  • Revalue foreign bank accounts monthly and set new rates in Sage.
  • Maintain employee healthcare records and produce annual P11ds.
  • Complete the PSA analysis to then be reported to HMRC.
  • Production of accurate and comprehensive reports.
  • Meet reporting and payment deadlines at all times.
  • Assist in the preparation of cashflow forecasts.
  • Support the Financial Accountant during year-end UK statutory audit.
  • Any other Adhoc duties


  • 2+ years of solid experience in an accounting role.
  • AAT, ACCA, CIMA or other accounting qualification.
  • Sound Excel skills, data mining skills and dealing with data warehouses.
  • A proven track record with the ability to multi-task and be eager to learn new skills.
  • Sharp, articulate and able to get to key issues fast and then implement practical solutions.
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines.
  • Ability to confidently deal with staff and external banks / partners with varying accounting knowledge.
  • Outgoing, friendly but firm personality.
  • Good multi-tasking and organisation skills.
  • Have solid experience of working in an accounting role and a keen desire to be proactive and manage all aspects of this role.

Salary: £30,000 p.a.

Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

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