Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Sheridan Maine
Location
Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sheridan Maine are recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join a market leading retail business who has recently undergone dramatic change and expansion, with further plans for growth and acquisitions.

The successful candidate will assist with the monthly management accounts process, with particular focus on fixed assets, IT costs and repairs and maintenance

- Assist with the monthly management accounts process, with particular focus on fixed assets, IT costs and repairs and maintenance.
- Maintaining a fixed asset register, along with preparing and recording accounting journals such as prepayments and accruals.
- Reconciling the fixed asset records to those in the accounting system in order to ensure there are no discrepancies.
- Acting as key contact within the Finance team to the IT department, helping to ensure that IT expenditure is in line with budget and correctly coded.
- Providing analysis of IT costs compared to budget as part of the monthly process.
- Preparing balance sheet reconciliations in respect of fixed assets, IT and repairs and maintenance, presenting them to the Finance senior management team as part of the month-end process.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with strong analytical and communication skills. You should also have a proactive approach to work, evidence of excellent attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines with strong Excel skills

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.