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  • Assistant Accountant

  • About the Role:

    Reporting to: Financial Controller

    Place of work: Hardwicke, Gloucester

    Hours of work: 40 per week, 08:30-17:00 Monday to Friday


    The main purpose of this role is to support the Management Accountants, wider Finance Department and the Group’s management team by completing routine clerical and accounting tasks. You will be responsible for maintaining reports and completing basic book-keeping and accounting duties for Group entities and SPV’s.


    Main duties and responsibilities:

    Assist with the production of monthly Management Accounts including journals, prepayments, accruals, Balance Sheet reconciliations, overhead analysis using Sage 50 and Sage 500
    Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various finance tasks,
    Monthly inter company account reconciliations and raising of necessary recharge invoices and posting of relevant transactions
    Monthly VAT Returns on various Group companies which form part of the Corporate VAT Group
    Sales Invoicing - Raising, issuing and posting onto Sage 50 or Sage 500
    Processing Purchase Invoices and ensuring they are signed off according to Authorisation matrix.
    Analyse, code & post overhead expenses e.g. credit card statements
    Processing business expenses
    Monitoring Debtors and Creditors and resolving any queries accordingly.
    Producing weekly and monthly payment runs to Suppliers, assist with bank payments loading.
    Carrying out weekly and/or monthly bank reconciliations and posting of bank receipts and payments into nominal ledger
    Various monthly reporting to internal and external bodies; Ad hoc reporting as and when required
    Assisting with annual audit pack preparation


    What we are looking for in you:

    You will have previous experience in the following areas:

    Balance sheet reconciliations
    Bank reconciliations
    Transaction processing
    Preparing accounts to Trial Balance (desirable)
    Working in an SME environment (desirable)

    You will also have the following skills / knowledge:
    High level of attention to detail and accuracy
    Good working knowledge of VAT rules and regulations
    The ability to prioritise own workload and multitask
    Strong working knowledge of Sage 50
    Strong working knowledge of Sage 500 (desirable)
    Intermediate or advanced knowledge of MS Excel (desirable)


    What we can offer you:
    Competitive basic salary, dependent on experience
    28 days’ holiday (including Bank Holidays) and an additional gift of up to 4 days to cover our Christmas shutdown
    Life Assurance
    Contributory pension scheme
    Company-paid health cover through Health Shield
    Flexible benefits including Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers and Buy/Sell Holiday
    Access to a range of discounts including cinema tickets, food shopping, holidays and more


    About Markey Group:

    Markey Group consists of several specialist companies including Markey Construction, one of the UK’s leading regional construction companies; Premiere, a manufacturer of kitchen furniture, and Student Digs, which manages and maintains high-quality student accommodation.

    Dedicated to quality and service, Markey Group operates across a broad range of sectors and our client-focused approach has been the focus and drive of our success. We have almost 200 employees across the Group.

Markey Group
associated companies

  • Premiere
  • Park View Gloucester
  • Student Digs Gloucestershire
  • Markey Interiors
  • Markey Construction
  • Honeybourne gate


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