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Assistant accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Closing date
11 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Accounts Assistant Role Temporary

Your new company
Your company are partnered with a well-established Manufacturer who are based in Bristol. They're a great company to work for with a worthwhile purpose & values, and a solid growth plan in place. This type of opportunity doesn't come around very often!

They are now looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant for their Group function. You will have the option to either work from home or be based in their Covid-secure offices.

Your new role
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts, VAT returns, month end accounts and P&L statements
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts and audit / tax packs
  • Bank and Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Income statement reconciliations
  • Management of all Accounts Payable & Receivable entries
  • Accruals, Prepayments & Journal postings
  • Production of variance analysis commentary with emphasis on gross profit/sales/cost of sales/actuals vs budget
  • Internal & External Stakeholder Management
  • Scheduling payments in line with Purchase orders
  • Daily & monthly cashflow forecasting
  • Cash postings
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset register
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects
  • This job will be ideal for someone who wants to challenge the status quo and suggest new & improved ways of working

What you'll need to succeed
  • To be considered, you must possess either relevant experience in a similar role or be studying towards AAT or other relevant qualification.
  • Ideally you will have good Excel and computer skills, excellent communication abilities and impeccable attention to detail skills.
  • In addition, you will be capable of problem solving, possess analytical skills and capable of working well under pressure.
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you are well-organised, able to work to strict deadlines, possess strong negotiation skills and ideally have used a variety of finance software.

What you'll get in return
You'll receive a 12 p/h 4 month contract

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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