Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
MPR Recruitment Limited
Location
Tewkesbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1235878009
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant

Worcester

£22000 - £25000 + Study Support

Permanent

MPR Recruitment Limited have recently been engaged by our client, a large multinational business in the Tewkesbury area, as they seek to add an Assistant Accountant to their Finance Team.

Reporting to the Finance Controller the role requires close liaison with the Management Accountant to enable the provision of accurate and timely, monthly (and annual) accounting information for their UK and USA operating companies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Working in close liaison with the Management and Financial Accountant to assist in the monthly production of accounts to a 3-day timetable.
  • Preparation and posting of Journal Vouchers.
  • Providing accounting analyses - both regular and ad-hoc.
  • Prompt reconciliation of all relevant GL accounts.
  • Ensure Manufacturing activity is accurately reflected in GL.
  • Weekly analysis reporting of Manufacturing activity, for issue to Senior Management
  • Ensure Inventory movements and values are accurately reflected in GL.
  • Production of Stock movements report for issue to Management
  • Liaison with Purchasing, Stores and Customer Services to actively investigate variances.
  • Responsible for the accurate maintenance of the Project Accounting system.
  • Ensuring the accurate input of timesheet data, supplier invoices and stock issues.
  • Allocation of costs to the appropriate projects

Person Specification
  • Keen to own and resolve issues
  • Good communication skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Ideally studying with one of the recognised accounting bodies and keen to progress with qualifications and looking to progress their career.

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