Assistant Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Colchester, UK
15 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technically proficient Finance Accountant to cover statutory accounts and audit prep. Near Colchester

Your new company
This global business are seeking an Audit & Assurance Assistant to join this centralised team to assist in the delivery of statutory accounts and audit. This is an ideal role for a technically proficient financial accountant who is currently or looking to study ICAEW / ACCA.

Your new role
Reporting to the Audit & Assurance Manager you will be part of the team to assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts across the different UK business units as well International Accounting Standards. You will also deal with auditor and statutory reporting queries, managing the distribution of any audit requests which may be year-end, half-year and interim audits. The team will also manage the Balance Sheet accounts which will involve working with the general ledger teams for analysis explanations and identifying any risks or opportunities to improve reporting. You will also assess the organisations IFRS standard changes and prepare any dormant accounts for compliance checking etc.

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will be studying towards ICEAW / ACCA and have experience of preparing statutory accounts in-line with International and UK Accounting Standards. Also experience of external statutory auditing would be beneficial. We will expect you to be confident with Excel and have excellent communication skills in the delivery of high quality reports.

What you'll get in return
The organisation offers a competitive salary of up to £25,000, pension, free car-parking and a study package maybe offered after your successful probation period.

What you need to do now
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