Assistant Accountant

£25,000 - £29,999
30 Nov 2017
13 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join a well established business in Grantham

Your new company
You will be joining the UK's leading companies who pride themselves on delivering high quality and effective results for their clients.

Your new role
You will be responsible for or assist with the preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, various monthly and quarterly returns, monthly management accounts and year end statutory accounts. You will also be responsible for control reconciliations within Finance and other ad hoc tasks required to provide analysis for management. Intercompany control will be part of the role and ensuring that the balances are maintained and in balance across the Group.

Duties will include:

  • Produce the Balance Sheet at month end from Sage and collate reconciliations from account owners
  • Reconcile the intercompany accounts for the Group and ensure payments are made on time
  • Process ad hoc journals at month end
  • Develop and maintain a clear understanding of all accounts team processes.
  • Process expense claims, ensuring these are in accordance with Company policy
  • Prepare VAT returns and supporting information for review by Financial Accountant

The tasks/responsibilities listed will be reviewed and supported by the Finance Manager and the Financial Accountant who will also provide training and provide support where required to develop your knowledge.
This is a full time role and is a fixed term contract for 9 months - to start as soon as possible.

What you'll need to succeed
You should be financially inquisitive, enquiring about the business behind the numbers, with a high level of initiative. Your excel skills should be advanced (v-lookups and pivot tables) with the ability to manipulate relevant information. You will ideally be AAT qualified or part qualified ACCA/CIMA.

What you'll get in return
You will receive training on the role to develop your skills, free parking, holiday entitlement and company social events

What you need to do now
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