ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

Recruiter
Redmill Resourcing
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading organisation in their field and is currently looking for an Accountant for an initial 6 month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your existing skills in a varied role. The organisation offer:

  • Excellent development
  • Free parking
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Retention bonus for completing the contract

JOB

The role of Accountant will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:

  • Supporting the Financial Controller with the month end close process
  • Preparing journals, analysis & investigation of movements
  • Assisting with the preparing monthly management accounts - primarily pension & expense accounts
  • Reviewing job margin performance & investigating anomalies
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with the preparation of the monthly reporting pack
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with the preparation of the annual budget & forecasts
  • Preparing Intrastat data for HMRC reporting on all EU sales
  • Preparing EC sales list data for HMRC reporting on all EU sales
  • Assisting the UK Financial Controller with the preparation of the VAT return
  • Submitting cash receipts & future projections for inclusion in the 13 week cashflow
  • Supporting the Financial Controller with the preparation of the 13 week cash flow projections
  • Review & raising of payments & transfer of funds
  • Preparing external financing reporting
  • Preparing accounting related entries for financing
  • Lead liaison with external financing for periodic audits
  • Monitoring of customer credit limits and proposing changes to limits for approval by the Financial Controller
  • Processing & issuing of all invoices & credit notes, posting all cash receipts & banking of cheques
  • Sending out customer statements on a monthly basis
  • Preparing month end sales ledger reconciliation

YOU

To carry out the role of Accountant you will be skilled and/or qualified in the following:

  • Able to start a role at short notice
  • Capable of carrying out the vast majority of the above tasks is essential
  • Strong MS Excel knowledge including pivot tables & lookups
  • Applications will be considered from Part-Qualified, QBE or Qualified Accountants
  • Ideally degree qualified or with a similar qualification
  • Comfortable liaising with operational areas of the business & able to build good working relationships
  • Positive attitude
  • Proactive
  • Capable of working on your own initiative with the ability to prioritise tasks

Should this role be of interest please apply urgently by sending your most up to date CV. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion about this position please contact me on the details listed.

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