Assistant Accountant Leighton Buzzard Duration: 1 Year Start date: ASAP Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 Benefits: Excellent We are currently recruiting for a temporary Assistant Accountant to join a client of ours based in Leighton Buzzard, a UK subsidiary of a large corporate business.. The vacancy is a 12 month Contract for an experienced Management / Financial Accountant, which will suit somebody who is used to working at a fast pace and of strong character, used to dealing with colleagues across all department and at all levels within a business. Key to success in this role will be the ability to: Build a strong relationship with customers and colleagues. Prepare monthly P & L, Management accounts and Balance sheet. Manage dual currency accounts (euro - £ - $ usd) EC Sales list, Intrastat & VAT returns Enter Purchase Ledger Invoice and manage supplier payment runs Make Pension Payments Manage Month End - reports, accruals & prepayments, cash flow, budgets and forecasts Balance sheet reconciliations Prepare external audit documentation Formally trained or with a strong track record of practical experience working with SAP business system 1, or a similar reporting package, coupled with organisation, and decision making skills, are needed for the role. A knowledge of financial reporting for an overseas subsidiary of a European company would also be beneficial, but is not essential.