Assistant Accountant

  • Salary£25,000 - £30,000 FTE
  • Hours20hrs per week
  • Expiry date01/14/2019
  • Contract typePermanent
  • LocationSP10 2EG

Andover and District Mencap are currently seeking to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join our expanding finance team.

About us:

Andover and District Mencap (ADM) is an independent, not for profit, charity supporting and advocating for adults and children with learning disabilities and their families and carers. We work with our members, their families and carers in the local community, to enable people with learning disabilities to lead independent lives.

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Director of Business Support, this newly created position will be responsible for the integrity and effectiveness of all financial processes, control systems and transactions within the organisation. The main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Prepare periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, monthly management accounts and commentaries.
  • Ensure effective Line management of the Finance Officer.
  • To ensure that all payroll and pension preparations are completed, working with other systems/databases as required.
  • Support the management team to prepare appropriate budgets for departmental services and projects, on an as required basis.
  • Develop and manage financial systems and policies ensuring that satisfactory finance controls are in place and are adhered to.
  • Develop and carry out necessary internal auditing processes.

What you’ll need:

This position is suited to an individual that holds or is working towards an AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (or equivalent accounting qualification)

Strong working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Excel and Sage Accounts is essential. The successful candidate will have excellent analytical skills and will be able to explain complex financial information in a clear way.

How to apply:

To apply please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to [email protected] The deadline to register your interest is 12pm on Monday 14th January 2019.

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS Check and references.


Andover and District Mencap

Enabling Choice & Independence

The Wellington Centre

Winchester Rd, Andover
Hampshire, SP10 2EG


Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 17.00

Careers enquiries:

01264 321840
[email protected]