Assistant Accountant

Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
00090881
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The company is a market leader in the design and implementation of ground and water remediation solutions for land restoration. Their applied technologies for contaminated soil and water treatment, together with an expert waste management capability, delivers measurable, cost and programme benefits for all their Clients.

''Our vision is to do something so significant and lasting, to improve and restore our environment that its impact and legacy will be felt by mankind forever''

Employing over 90 people nationally, their Head Office is based in Perry Barr, Birmingham (with relocation to Aldridge planned in 2019)

Key to their success is their dedicated and enthusiastic team, and they know that having the right people in place will be the backbone to their continued growth.

The Assistant Accountant will prepare data in readiness for the Management Accounts for the four companies within the company for the Finance Manager to prepare Management Accounts and Executive Summaries for the Board of Directors.

Main Duties

- Pre-Payments, accruals and general journals
- Cash book reconciliation
- Sales/purchase/nominal ledger reconciliations
- Fixed Asset Register
- Inter Company recharges
- Control Accounts
- Financials up to trial balance
- VAT returns
- Team Management
- Payroll

Skills and Aptitude

- Tenacity
- Flexibility
- Commercial Acumen
- Good Organisational Skills and time management
- Good supervisory and management skills
- Positive outlook
- Taking an interest in their role within their team and company
- Following company procedures cheerfully
- Clear and professional/respectful communication
- Identifying needs for improvement and ideas for solutions

Qualifications
- AAT Level 4 as a minimum

Experience
- Must have at least 2 years experience working within a similar role and a busy finance office environment
- Knowledge of the workings of the construction industry scheme would be advantageous
- Knowledge and solid experience of SAGE is ideally

Special Requirements

- Ability to re-locate to the Aldridge site

In return, they offer a friendly working environment, free parking, Private Medical Insurance scheme, Life Assurance and Pension Scheme in addition to 20 days annual leave per annum plus 8 bank holidays.

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