Job Description

Job Location

Farnborough, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


Job Ref:


Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Type: 12 Month Contract – Maternity Cover

Location: Farnborough

Salary/Rate: £30,000 Per Annum

Job Reference: TB2189

Our Client based in Farnborough has a requirement on a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave. For an Assistant Accountant, the function of the role will be to assist the department in meeting internal and external reporting requirements and provide the necessary segregation of duties to conform to Sarbox requirements. Our Client has approximately 160 employees, whose responsibilities are to design and manufacture temperature, speed and pressure sensors for gas turbine and airframe applications.

Job Description

To play a key role in the department meeting its internal and external reporting requirements by managing customer resolutions, securing company cashflow and maintaining an accurate trial balance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of Key Customer issues

  • Raising, tracking and concluding resolution requests

  • Cross function communications

  • Credit control

  • Reviewing sales ledger and chasing outstanding debt due from external customers.

  • Liaising with Customer Services to resolve queries

  • Liaising with Sales to ensure credit limits are not breached.

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Reconciling three bank accounts, including foreign currency accounts.

  • Processing transactions, both payments and customer receipts.

  • Processing intercompany transactions in both companies affected.

  • Fixed Asset Management

  • Maintenance of FMIS software including additions and disposals

  • Post monthly depreciation journal

  • Reporting on spend per Capital Request.

  • Support to audit process

  • Manage prepayment accounts within company Balance Sheet

  • Support of Month-end Process – journals, ad hoc tasks as required.

  • Ad hoc duties as required



  • Intermediate Excel (lookup formulae, pivot tables, linked cells)

  • Comfortable with foreign currencies and exchange rates

  • Previous experience of working in a Finance function

  • Proactive and able to work unsupervised, and as part of a team

  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness

  • Comfortable dealing with non finance professionals of all levels


  • Customer Focus: Understand the needs of internal and external customers.

  • Ethics and Values: adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance.

  • Integrity and Trust: widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.

  • Values Diversity: supports fair and equal treatment of all

  • Problem Solving: Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.

  • Composure: cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected is a settling influence

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110

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Calleva Park

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