Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Corepeople Recruitment
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant required for a new opportunity in Sunderland. This is a permanent role and offers a brilliant opportunity for a driven, part-qualified person to work alongside two senior colleagues whilst completing their qualifications.
The Role
The role of Assistant Accountant will take responsibility for various tasks which will ensure that financial information is entered into the accounting system and reconciled on a monthly basis to enable group reporting deadlines to be met. It is based in a team with two senior colleagues who will be there to provide ongoing support and training.
The role is split, with half of it being traditional, `roll your sleeves up` accounts tasks and the other half focussing more on reporting and analytics.
Duties will include:
Production of monthly Inter Company Reconciliations
Production of Balance Sheet Reconciliations
Production of P&L Reconciliations
Maintenance and reconciliation of Fixed Asset Register
Reconciliation and reporting of Shared Equity Scheme
Preparation and review of all Prepayments & Accruals
Preparation and posting of journals
Adhering to Group Policies and Processes within the department
Production of Government returns and submission of these to avoid incurring any penalties
Posting expenses analysis to the COINS ledger
Providing cover for the Management Accountant
You will also be required to use Excel to provide very detailed operational reporting.
Experience Required
I am keen to speak to bright, energetic and enthusiastic people, ideally with an AAT or Accounts Degree qualifications. The role will suit someone embarking on their professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) and study support forms part of the salary package.
Top notch Excel skills are an absolute must for this role, applicants must be fully conversant with Vlookup and Pivot Tables as a minimum.
In addition, applicants will have hands on knowledge of accounting and will have had some work experience in areas such as balance sheet reconciliations. They must also have an exceptional eye for detail.
Remuneration
£20,000 to £25,000 per annum.
This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.
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