Finance Assistant

Reed Accountancy
10 Jan 2018
14 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen within one of Oxford's most highly regarded employers as a Finance Assistant, which is based within the organisations Group Financial Function.

The position is concerned with assisting in the accurate preparation of financial accounts information for the UK arm of the business, in accordance with month end deadlines and internal controls.

This is an excellent opportunity for any Trainee or Entry Level Accounts Assistant to join an impressive and world renowned business with excellent progression opportunities, long term.

Key responsibilities of the Finance Assistant are:

Assisting the Accounts team management in preparing financial accounts for the UK business, along with preparing statutory accounts for small subsidiaries
Preparing month end reports, including turnover and results reporting in accordance with deadlines, passing for review before distribution to wider business
Preparing balance sheet reconciliations on a regular basis in accordance with internal standards, ensuring assets and liabilities are recorded accurately
Preparing monthly VAT returns for the business and subsidiaries

The ideal candidate will have a clear focus on securing a future career within Accounts, and have the desire to study towards an accounting qualification, AAT for example.

Experience within an accounting team or administratively focused position will be ideal. You will be willing to learn, be ambitious and be able to meet strict deadlines regularly.

You will ideally be proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word and have some familiarity with accounting software and principles.

Due to the Central Oxford location of this organisation, there is no parking available, however they are serviced by excellent public transport links.This organisation have excellent benefits including an excellent Annual Leave allowance and pension scheme available, along with flexible working in some instances.

If you feel you could be interested in this opportunity, please do Apply Now, the closing date for Applications is Thursday 18th January, however the position will interview within the next week if suitable candidates arise.

For further information and a confidential discussion, please contact

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