Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Reading
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
01 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

** Assistant Accountant** ** 12 month Mat cover ** **Reading**

Client Details

Page Personnel Finance and Accountancy are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant based in the centre of Reading. My client is a leading global brand.

Description

The key duties for the Assistant Accountant are:

Team Lead

  • Support, direct and prioritise to make the best use of the team's resource.
  • Liaise with internal departments, provide key metrics to support business functions.
  • Identify efficiency's and drive process improvement.

E-Commerce

  • Reconciliation of E-Commerce workbooks to cash receipts.
  • Preparation and submission of Reporting to clients.
  • Posting of vendor invoices from clients, and /or preparation and posting of self-billing royalty invoices.
  • Preparation and submission of profitability analysis to internal management.
  • Ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Authorise client payments.

Month End Close

  • Posting of month end journals, sales/cost accruals etc.
  • Preparation and filing of UK/US tax returns.
  • Close inventory periods.

Profile

The successful candidate for this role will/have:

  • Strong communication capabilities to educate finance and non-finance personnel.
  • excellent attention to detail as well as possessing good presentation skills and be comfortable leading a small team while hitting challenging reporting deadlines
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Be available at short notice
  • Technical knowledge of double entry accounting.

Job Offer

On offer to the candidate is a great organisation, great company benefits, on site parking and competitive rates

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