Assistant Accountant

Rutherford Briant
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
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.