Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Oct 2019
Ref
1291684781
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Page Personnel are partnering with a leading business in central Bath to recruit a Maternity cover Assistant Accountant position.

This role will give the successful candidate a wide range of experience and would suit candidate who are immediately available or on a short notice period.

Client Details

My client is an established and innovative business in the centre of Bath, that boasts an enviable reputation in the Retail industry. The offices are easily commutable by train from Bristol, Chippenham and the surrounding areas.

Description

The Assistant Accountant will be reporting into the Finance Director and will be responsible for a number of duties within the finance team, including but not limited to:
  • Overseeing the transactional function
  • Performing a high amount of bank reconciliations
  • Managing the business' cash flow
  • Prepayments and Accruals
  • Assisting the Finance Director with ad hoc projects

Profile

To be a successful Assistant Accountant you should be able to demonstrate the following behaviours and skill sets:
  • Attention to detail - You need to have spot on accuracy and be comfortable working with large data sets
  • Technical ability - You'll need to have strong Excel skills including Pivot tables and vlookups
  • Finance Experience - Ideally you'll need to have proven experience in a busy finance function where you have been exposed to similar tasks and duties
  • Interpersonal Skills - Confidence is key, being able to work in a team and having the ability to communicate with staff at all levels/client via face to face/phone/email
  • Currently studying a AAT 4/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent

Job Offer

The client is offering a competitive salary of between £23,000 and £25,000 per annum.

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