Assistant Financial Accountant Maternity Cover

The ONE Group
St. Ives, UK
10 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a friendly and dynamic business with well-appointed office in St Ives.

Due to maternity leave they have an exciting opportunity coming up for someone who is at the early stages of their AAT studies to join them on a long-term, 12 month contract.

The role will support for commercial accounting function and will provide an excellent opportunity for someone who is perhaps looking for their next exciting role in finance.

Duties will include;

Producing reports and analysis
Variance analysis against budget
Maintaining fixed assets records
Assisting with the production of the yearly budgeting and forecasting process
Assisting with year-end process for the production of statutory accounts and the annual audit
Assisting with monthly board reporting
Balance sheet reconciliations
Office of National Statistics reporting
Assisting with system and process improvements
Ad hoc project analysis where required

This role will suit someone who has an understand of accounts and has perhaps worked in the arena for a year or two and is looking for their next opportunity.

Ideally studying AAT at Level 2 as a minimum, the successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be articulate and a logical thinker.

Strong Excel skills are very important as this position will work regularly with this as a reporting tool.

An understanding of double entry bookkeeping and general accounting principles is also key to the success of this role.

As this is a long-term contract, candidates with a notice period will be considered as the preferred start date for the role will be end of March to enable a handover with the current incumbent.

If you want to work in a friendly team and to cement some existing accounts skills in a business that encourages growth and development, then this could be the role for you.

Send your CV for immediate consideration.

With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough - The ONE Group's recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

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