Assistant Accountant

Job Details

BDS are recruiting for an assistant accountant for our client in Aylesbury who provide care and housing to vulnerable older adults in Buckinghamshire.

Job specification:

To assist with the production of the Monthly Profit & Loss and the monitoring of Balance Sheet controls in order to ensure the integrity of the numbers.

To assist with preparation and monitoring of budgets.
To assist the Financial Accountant with the Internal Audit programme, as required.
To carry out balance sheet reconciliations in a timely fashion in order to ensure the integrity of the Balance Sheet.
To assist as with the timely production of monthly management accounts and the preparation of statutory accounts.
To update the cash flow spreadsheet daily and reconcile this weekly.


At least 3 years’ experience in a similar financial environment.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office; experience of Coldharbour Financial Systems or similar accounting packages.
Ability to work effectively under time pressure and flexibility to meet key deadlines, balancing priorities
Full clean driving licence and use of car for work purposes


Knowledge of Social Care Industry.
Accounting qualification.

Working hours: 0830-1700 Monday to Thursday & 0800-1630 Friday 1-hour break, this is an ongoing temporary to permanent position with a starting salary of £30,000 to start immediately