Job accountant in Bournemouth, England at networx recruitment

Job Details

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Company networx recruitment
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Otley, United Kingdom
Industry HR Consulting
Sector Human Resources & Staffing
Salary 27000 - 25000 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Bournemouth, England

Job Description

About You

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to the role of Assistant Accountant to join our Finance Team.

You will possess a dedicated working style with the drive and enthusiasm and a proven track record working with the day-to-day finances of a busy organisation, with a particular focus on daily cash transfers and payments and month end tasks. The successful candidate will be working towards a chartered qualification (CIMA/ACCA) and will be supported and developed throughout their professional studies.

You will have experience in the rental sector, an understanding of basic accounting concepts and knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP accounting standards and principles, experience in the production of work to a tight deadline. A working knowledge of using Agresso, Qube and Salesforce is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

The Role

In recent years, McCarthy Stone has increased it’s offering of different tenures to give greater customer choice when making the move to one of our properties. We now offer options to fully rent our properties, part-buy part-rent options and shared ownership, both private and government backed. This role is part of the Multi-tenure finance team, which sits within the larger Group finance team and manages the finance side of these different tenure options.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily cash transfers and payments for client and business accounts
  • Weekly cashbook postings and bank reconciliations
  • Setting up financials of all new tenancies for the rental portfolio
  • Arranging refunds for security deposits and overpaid rent to tenants
  • Calculation of monthly rent collection and DD process
  • Calculate and administer rent increases
  • Preparation of rent arrears report and assisting with queries

This role can accommodate an agile working arrangement and you will be required to work 2-3 days a week in our Head Office in Bournemouth.



  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance

Lifestyle/Health & Wellbeing:

  • 24 days holiday (rising to 28) plus Bank Holidays
  • 2 fully paid volunteering days per year (supported by the McCarthy Stone Foundation)
  • Health benefits such as Remote GP, 24/7 access to EAP Services (including counsellors and legal advisors) and eyecare voucher
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Colleagues Benefit Booklet with a range of store offers discounts and promotions
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Excellent development opportunities

Your Attributes

You will bring:

  • Effective communication, team working and organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively alone or as part of a team
  • Logic, reasoning, and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter – ability to show initiative and work on their own to achieve department and business objectives

You will have

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude with the drive to improve processes and see a task through to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and a quick learner
  • A team player who is happy to assist others with ad hoc tasks
  • Flexible and adaptable in ability to learn new systems and skills quickly
  • Strong record of achievement and task completion

At McCarthy Stone, we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our colleagues. We welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background.

All applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, and we hold the right to appoint before the closing date.

Job Location

Bournemouth, England

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