Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Rutherford Briant
Location
Colchester
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Rutherford Briant are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant in Colchester on a 6 month FTC. Our client is a FTSE 100 business with a global presence. As an Assistant Accountant you will have responsibility and ownership for reporting on the profitability and associated balance sheets of your divisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts for specific product areas; this may cover multiple divisions.
  • Reconcile revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the accounting system and SAP system
  • Perform WIP analysis, product costing, provisions (i.e. stock)
  • Understand and apply within working practices the key drivers that impact the monthly Management Accounting reports
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Royalty, profit share and commission calculations
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Analyse and solve ad hoc problems using your knowledge of the business and the systems
  • Assist with ad hoc duties as needed, including covering workload in other teams
  • Calculate bonus/commissions provisions
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Checking sub ledgers from internal departments
  • Liaise with Finance Operations and Cash Operations for reconciliation queries
  • Capitalising assets and running depreciation
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Publish financial results in SAP FC
  • Budgeting, forecasting, modelling and analysis of direct cost base and divisional recharges (Global Support team only)
  • Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSC

The successful applicant will be an AAT qualified candidate. Previous experience of SAP would be an advantage.