Assistant Accountant Required, Aldershot

  • Aldershot

  • 22-24 hours per week

  • £32,000 - £38,000 FTE

Step by Step has a brand-new role for an Assistant Accountant to join the existing finance team.

It has been an exciting time for the accounts department. There have been several new developments and changes including an upgraded system and this has led to the creation of a brand-new post.

The role is around 22- 24 hours per week. Ideally, we would like the successful candidate to have the flexibility when needed to offer 2 to 3 days extra a month. Overtime will be paid, and the additional hours can be arranged to suit both parties.

As we are a small organisation you would be expected to undertake a range of accounting activities, so it is important to us that our new joiner is flexible in their role activities.

The exact role responsibilities will be discussed at the interview and could be adjusted to suit the successful candidate depending on their strengths.

What Step by Step can offer you?

  • A basic salary of between £32,000 - £38,000 per year (this is the full time equivalent and would be pro-rata for part time).
  • 25 days of paid holiday plus an 8-day Bank Holiday Allowance – pro rata for PT
  • A company pension scheme.
  • A car parking permit for a local car park.
  • Paid lunchtime/Breaks.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Access to Smart health (24/7 Dr’s appointments).
  • Employee Wellbeing line.
  • This is a permanent contract.

What is Step by Step looking for?

  • Recognised Professional Accountancy Qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) or a degree in Accountancy and Finance. Fully Qualified or Part Qualified – please only apply if you meet these criteria.
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel including pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s.
  • Experience using Sage 200 or a similar accounting package.
  • Ideally some accountancy experience within the Charity sector.

So where is the role-based and what about flexible working?

The role is based in Aldershot town centre. However, at the moment working from home is near 100% due to the pandemic. Post-pandemic Step by Step will continue its flexible working environment and will be implementing a hybrid working pattern which will allow for a mix of office and home working.

A bit about us!

Step by Step (SBS) is a charity that passionately believes in supporting young people who are going through hard times. Our unique step by step approach, providing accommodation, personal development opportunities and specialist support services, identifies and fulfils aspirations.

Each year we work with over 1,500 young people aged 11 – 25 and our team play a pivotal role in empowering young people and preventing homelessness.

The Step-by-Step team are positive, dynamic, professional, and committed to empowering young people to fulfil their full potential.

Step by Step was incorporated in 1989, so have a long history of working with and supporting young people.

So, what do I do if I want to apply?

At this stage, please submit your CV if you are interested.

If your CV is successful, you will progress to the next stage and asked to complete a simple application form.

All successful employment offers are made subject to a successful DBS check.

Reference ID: Assistant Accountant

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Questions?

Please contact us by emailing Rebecca.Palmer@stepbystep.org.uk

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