Posted on Nov 26, 2021 by CV-Library
Competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, free parking.
Are you a recent graduate or someone with the necessary skills who is looking to commence a career in finance? We currently have an excellent opportunity for a permanent, full-time Assistant Accountant to join the team, offering full training and a rewarding career for the right candidate. If you are an ambitious, enthusiastic individual with strong analytical, numerical and communication skills, who is looking to progress in a large-scale organization offering great company benefits, then this excellent opportunity could be the career step you are looking for. You will work at the heart of a growing business, who truly value their staff. In addition to this we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, entry into our contributory pension scheme, life assurance, Gympass health and wellbeing, HSF health plan scheme, employee discount schemes and perks at work. In addition to this, we can also offer study support to assist with your own personal development to progress your career (available on successful completion of training and probation periods).
The successful Assistant Accountant will provide support to the Finance Manager, ensuring all monthly deadlines are met and ensuring the completion of all monthly reconciliations.
Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of the company in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit (url removed).
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Oversee and assist in the completion of all bank account reconciliations.
Ensure year-end schedules required for tax packs are completed on a monthly basis
Reconciliation of PSA to ensure correct calculation and submissions to HMRC
Monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts with other group companies
Quarterly preparation of VAT returns
Balance Sheet reconciliation
Adhoc Payment request processing.
Assist in the preparation of Statutory Accounts and Tax Packs
Processing Intercompany Journals
Replenishing and reconciling petty cash
Management of Company-paid credit cards
Completion of national statistics returns
The administration and reconciliation of Fixed asset control accounts and produce related reports for management at all levels within the business
Manage the capital approval processes ensuring compliance with regional and group policies
Producing Monthly Accounts for overhead cost centres
Assisting in the preparation of cost centre budgets and forecasts.
Reconciliation and processing of prepayments, accruals and standard charges
Administration of Contract database to ensure all data is provided to invoice customers correctly
THE IDEAL ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT:
Experience and Attributes
Part qualified Accountant studying towards ACCA/CIMA
Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills
A comprehensive understanding of accounting systems and the interaction of ledgers is required
Confident communicator both verbally and written
A flexible/adaptable approach to work
Flexibility to match working hours to department demand
Please note, this role does not qualify for a visa under the current Government guidelines therefore to be considered for this role you must already have the right to work in the UK. Re-location costs will not be granted. You must be able to travel daily to Worksop.
If you are interested in joining the team as an Assistant, click apply now.
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