Part Time Assistant Accountant Role

By James Cook

24 January 2019
4 mins read

Job Title

Part Time Assistant Accountant




18 - 24 with flexibility

Responsible to

Financial Controller

Why you are at SpiderGroup (Role Description)

The Assistant Accountant is a varied role assisting the Financial Controller with involvement across all aspects of a business’s accounts function.

As the Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for ensuring all finance data is kept up to date and reconciled in order to assist the Financial Controller to provide the most accurate information for strategic decisions to the Management Team and Board.

What you will do (Responsibilities)

  • Maintenance of sales invoices and reports
  • Maintaining all necessary records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Providing administrative support to the team
  • Working closely with individuals across the business at all levels
  • Utilisation of accounting software, Xero
  • Credit control
  • Reconciliation, including posting and balancing
  • Contributing to forecasting & budgeting, including variance analysis
  • Year end audit analysis
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation of accruals and prepayments
  • Managing fixed assets
  • Assist in the production of management accounts
  • Providing general finance advice and assistance as required

What you need to know (Skills & experience)

  • Highly proficient in maths, with outstanding attention to detail and accuracy, alongside excellent Excel skills
  • Solid understanding of key accountancy principles and processes
  • Hold or be studying towards a relevant accountancy qualification e.g. AAT
  • Hard-working, proactive, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Solid organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Demonstrable past experience in a similar Assistant Accountant Role
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills, ability to work with individuals across departments and liaise with external customers and contacts

How you will do it (Values and expectations)

At SpiderGroup we’re looking for the right person, a ‘Spider Person’, you’ll need to:

  • Challenge yourself and your colleagues to ensure a client never has to chase
  • Strive to exceed customer expectations and wow the customer
  • Build credibility through increasing trust and consistent delivery
  • Embrace tech and new ways of working
  • Be honest and proactive always, and never let an issue fester
  • Identify (and excel in) your responsibilities
  • Have an ambitious attitude with the drive to progress within an expanding Company
  • Always lead by example, ensuring that you represent the team and function to the highest standards at all times.
  • Be an excellent team player, collaborating, communicating and working well with other Spider People

Job Type:



£23,000.00 - £27,000 depending on experience per year (pro-rata)


Accounting: 3 years (Required)


To apply please send a CV to:

No agencies.


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