Assistant Accountant

Macildowie Associates.
Derby, UK
07 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant - Kegworth - £20,000-£25,000

Macildowie Finance is recruiting an Management Accounting position for a services based business on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border.

The position will allow the successful candidate to assist the Management Accountant and Office Manager in the production of financial reports and Management Accounts.

This is a genuinely brilliant opportunity for a studying junior accountant to make an intelligent and progressive step in their career.

The finance team will be playing an active part in leading and supporting the company in achieving its business objectives and revenue targets by providing key financial insight and control; whilst driving improvements to the operation and financial processes.

So what is the job?
  • Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting, ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented
  • Preparation of the month end management accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of commission calculations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Month-end processes (accruals, prepayments, journals)
  • Preparation of cash flow analysis, historic and future expectations
  • Adhoc Purchase ledger duties including coding and posting of invoices, resolving purchase queries, matching orders and raising payments
  • Management of utilities and council tax
  • Assisting with year-end duties to help ensure a smooth audit process
  • Provide ad-hoc information as required

What are you like?
  • Early stage CIMA/ACCA student, AAT Qualified or student or Finance Graduate
  • Understanding of financial fundamentals
  • Good level of Excel, including pivot tables, vlookups, Sumifs
  • Sage 50 experience is essential
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and able to adapt to different tasks
  • Desire to ensure tasks are seen through to completion
  • Proactive, challenging nature
  • Team player

Package - £20,000 - £25,000 + Study Support

If you want to join an industry leading business with potential to grow into a bigger role then give Tom a call today, lets start the conversation and tell you more about this great job. 07973833069

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