Assistant Accountant

Basingstoke - Permanent

£30,000 to 33,000 Per Year


About the role

This is a fantastic Basingstoke based hybrid Assistant Accountant role with an established financial services business. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to get involved in the day-to-day reporting under the direction of the Finance Manager.

They will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. .


  • Meeting the day to day reporting requirements
  • Reviewing bank reconciliation and general ledger reconciliation;
  • Preparation & review of VAT and Corporate tax computations;
  • Preparation of periodic management accounts and reports;
  • Providing insights to any account variances from previous periods’;
  • Preparation of financial statements;
  • Handling client accounting related queries

About you

  • Studying towards an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA) desirable
  • Hands on experience in delivering financial reports
  • At least 3 to 5 years of previous experience in a relevant accounting role
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to prioritise and plan effectively
  • You will need to be quick to learn new systems and be great with people
  • We are looking for a candidate with good inter-personal skills and a collaborative approach

What is on offer

  • Base Salary range: £30,000 – £33,000 (depending on experience)
  • Working hours: Monday – Friday. Hybrid working offered
  • Health Cover: AXA PPP for employee
  • Holiday: 25 days plus bank holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus scheme

August Clarke is acting as a recruitment agency. We operate an equal opportunities policy of treating all employees, clients and candidates equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, , age, marital or civil partnership status or disability. Due to the high volume of CVs received we do not provide individual feedback on applications. If you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has been unsuccessful. For further feedback please contact us directly.