Assistant Accountant

Up to £10.43 per hour
30 Nov 2017
04 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Immediate start for an Assistant Accountant within a public sector organisation. 6 - 8 week temp assignment.

Your new company
This is a large, public sector organisation based in Darwen, Blackburn. Due to an increase in workload, they are seeking 2 experienced assistant accountants who have knowledge of control accounts and bank reconciliations to join their team on a temporary basis for an initial period of 8 weeks.

Your new role
Within your new role, you will be working within the technical accounts team. Your main duties and responsibilities will surround the bank reconciliations and control accounts reconciliations.
You will be responsible for dealing with unrepresented cheques, matching these up on the ledger and dealing with cash in transit. You will be responsible for the monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, developing and maintaining spreadsheets to analyse and manipulate financial information, also providing some elements of financial analysis and producing reports.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful within this position, you should ideally be AAT qualified (or qualified by experience to this level) and have previous experience in a similar role. This role will be heavily excel based therefore working knowledge of excel will be preferable. As this role requires an immediate start, you should be available at short notice and be able to commit to the role for a period of up to 8 weeks.

What you'll get in return
In return for this, you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate of up to £10.50 per hour (which is dependent on experience) and the opportunity to work for one of East Lancashire's highly regarded public sector organisations. Throughout the recruitment process, you will have a dedicated Hays consultant who will support you throughout the interview process, offer stage and start date. Once you have commenced your placement, your consultant will provide you with an aftercare service, supporting you on a weekly basis throughout your assignment.

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