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Senior Finance Assistant

​Senior Finance Assistant
Sherborne, Dorset
£35,000 - £38,000

Are you an Accountant looking for a new challenge away from a traditional accountancy practice.

Clark Wood are delighted to be working with a Family Office of an entrepreneurial high net worth Family. The Family Office looks after the personal financial affairs of various family members and the accounting and compliance for numerous Family financial interests.

Due to internal growth they are seeking a Senior Finance Assistant to join their friendly team.

This is an exciting opportunity to move into an industry setting where you will be responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting through to management accounts/financial statements required for a variety of entities/family interests.

These include limited companies operating in the financial consultancy and property sectors.

Responsibilities include:

• Undertake all prime entry bookkeeping tasks ensuring all income and costs have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable is correctly treated

• Administer all payments runs to the required frequency culminating in a weekly bank reconciliation where needed

• Prepare VAT returns ensuring these are submitted on time

• Maintain all fixed asset registers, ledgers and control accounts accurately

• Undertake credit control if required

• Produce management accounts and year end statutory accounts files for internal and external audit review

The successful candidate will ideally be AAT Qualified or ACA/ACCA Part Qualified with 5 years’ experience ( ideally in practice)

The firm can boast an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday, 10% employer pension contribution, hybrid home working, free parking and annual bonus review.

For further information please contact Jack Wyatt - / 07880 255933