Accountant / Bookkeeper Part Time

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Accountant / Bookkeeper – £29,120 per annum pro rata – Billericay, Essex – Part-Time, Permanent

Hours: 3 days per week, 9-5 on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

About Us:

Hammond Transport is a leading transport and logistics company based in Essex, delivering excellence to their customers throughout the UK and Europe.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an AAT qualified individual to join our team as an Accountant/Bookkeeper, also carrying out HR admin duties. We offer secure working conditions, an established company and a good modern office environment in Billericay.

Offering a range of benefits to support you personally and professionally, we proudly provide a friendly working environment with excellent amenities.

Role responsibilities:

As our Accountant/Bookkeeper, you will be operating Sage 50 accounting software, importing sales invoices via CSV to Sage, sending monthly customer statements, updating debtor report and trends, issuing monthly management accounts, and assisting with yearly budgeting and reporting against budget.

This role involves credit control, cashflow forecasting, quarterly VAT returns and EC Sales List Bank reconciliations (Current Account & IF Account), preparing year end accounts for external accountants, and new customer onboarding (running credit checks and obtain trade references).

You will also manage and maintain HR admin including new starters, attendance records and cover weekly payroll (Payroll Manager) when required.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum AAT Qualification
  • Highly numerical with strong attention to detail.
  • Organised, proactive and flexible, adaptable to changes.
  • A cheerful happy disposition is essential.
  • Good work history and checkable references.
  • Honesty and discretion when handling financial information.
  • Professional communication skills and a positive can-do attitude.
  • Strong customer care skills are essential.
  • HR admin experience is ideal.
  • Experience with People HR an advantage.
  • Experience within the logistics industry an advantage.
  • Note; On receipt of your CV, if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks, you have been unsuccessful in getting through to the next stage.