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Accounts Assistant - Manchester
Job ID #: 6893 Location: Manchester
Business area: Business Services and Accounting Job category: Business Services and Accountancy
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: A Levels or equivalent
Duration of contract: Not Indicated

BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn.

The BDODrive Solutions team nationally has over 250 professionals operating in 14 offices across the UK working with a wide range of businesses. The Northern team has grown rapidly over the last few years and prides itself on being an innovative and dynamic team with a diverse range of people and skills.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-driven individual. You we will receive continuous support and job specific training to help you progress through the various levels in your career with us.

The role is for a management accountant working as part of a larger team that provides an outsourced accounting service to an international hotel chain for their UK hotels. Ideally the successful candidate will be AAT qualified but experience will also be considered.

Assisting more senior members of the team with
- Balance sheet reconciliations e.g. bank accounts, accounts receivable, wages accounts, prepayments etc.

- Dealing with queries from the hotels

- Preparing VAT returns

- Maintaining asset registers
Posting journals and other transactions into the accounting system
Being responsible for the monthly review and reporting of a small number of hotels

- Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel
- Well organised
- Able to work to tight deadlines
- Committed to delivering what is requested and being able to flag any issues at an early stage
- Has strong time keeping discipline
- Listens to and acts on the advice of others
- Works well in a team
- Proactive in managing own learning and development
- Able to prioritise and manage tasks set
- Open to feedback from others

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