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Assistant Accountant

Employer
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Apr 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Assistant Accountant

Your new company

Our client has a relentless drive to find better solutions which enables them to deliver the best schemes safely and efficiently whilst challenging the traditional aspects of what they do. They design to budget for their clients, and this allows them to demonstrate a clear competitive edge and innovative approach in the way they deliver.

Your new role

Supporting the Finance Manager and department by completing routine clerical and accounting tasks. Preparing budgets, maintaining reports, and completing bookkeeping and accounting duties for the company.

Assistant Accountant Job Duties:

  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable
  • Completing purchase orders
  • Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
  • Assisting with budgets
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Entering financial information into appropriate software programs
  • Managing company ledgers
  • Processing business expenses
  • Coordinating internal and external audits
  • Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
  • Verifying bank deposits
  • Managing day-to-day transactions
  • Recording office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
  • Posting daily receipts
  • Preparing annual budgets
  • Completing the year-end analysis
  • Reporting on debtors and creditors
  • Handling accruals and prepayments
  • Managing monthly budgeting tasks
  • Encoding accounting entries for data processing
  • Sorting financial documents and posting them to the proper accounts
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
  • Resolving errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting methods


What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Studying towards an accountancy qualification
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to build good working relationships


What you'll get in return

A competitive salary and excellent benefits.
The opportunity to progress your career within a stable, secure, fast growing organisation.

Pension 5%
Private Healthcare
Employee Assistance programme
Childcare Vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Holiday (Buy & Sell scheme)
Life Assurance x 4 salary
Quarterly Team events

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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