Accounts Assistant

  • Dorset
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£30000 - £35000 per year
Job ref: 543619

Accounts Assistant Construction Company, Dorchester
Salary: £30-£35k per annum plus pension, death in service, 25 days holiday
Role:  An exciting role to join a privately owned main contractor construction company based in Dorchester. 
Duties include:

  • Processing 50% of the purchase ledger invoices and 50% subcontractor applications on Access Dimensions/Focalpoint. 
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Weekly/monthly payment of suppliers and subcontractors by BACS.
  • Liaising with Buyers/Quantity Surveyors to resolve supplier and subcontractor payment queries.
  • Obtaining subcontractor CIS Verifications from HMRC and calculation of correct tax deductions in line with current legislation.
  • Preparation of monthly CIS Return for submission to HMRC.
  • Preparation of monthly payroll and expenses. Currently (approx. 85 staff).  Holiday cover for weekly wages (approx. 10 staff).
  • Administration of pension scheme.
  • Payroll year end including P11d preparation.
  • Costing queries.
  • Monthly VAT Returns.
  • Assisting Accounts Manager with preparation of monthly management accounts to include maintaining fixed asset register and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Bookkeeping and Accounts preparation for holding company.
  • Preparation of annual CITB Levy Return.
  • Maintenance of Subcontractor Ledger on Focalpoint including subcontractor write offs.
  • Annual analysis of nominal ledger codes for annual reporting to company auditors.
  • Holiday cover (bank reconciliation, charge card, raising sales invoices).
  • Scanning and filing.

Individual: The successful candidate must have payroll experience, ideally have CIS experience and also be happy to work in a busy fast paced environment. They will need to live within a commutable distance to Dorchester.

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