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Assistant Accountant

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 by CV-Library

Warwick, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
£26k - £28k Annual
Contract/Project
Assistant Accountant - FTC 4 months

Warwick

Up to £28K for the right candidate pro rata

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The role holder will work closely with the Management Accounts team to provide support to enable them to achieve key targets and deadlines. This will involve preparing, developing and analysing key financial information to enable the organisation and senior management to make well informed decisions regarding stability, growth and future profitability.

MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assisting in the preparation and production of prompt and accurate monthly management accounts

* Variance analysis and reporting, to include liaison with key budget holders on a monthly basis

* Production and distribution of monthly budget holder reports within 2 working days of group submission

* Monthly preparation and completion of relevant balance sheet reconciliations Completion of VAT returns & intrastat reporting

* Production and submission of month end SAP reporting packs

* Assisting business units with financial matters in order to aid decision making

* Proactive engagement in a range of project work

* Monthly review of general ledger accounts for key business units

* Preparing and posting of a range of accounting entries, including accruals, prepayments, manual cheques and inter group recharges

* Data gathering and analysis to enable smooth transition to new ERP system

* Other Ad hoc duties as and when required

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

* Experience of working in a busy finance department

* Studying towards a recognised accounting qualification or be in possession of a relevant Degree or AAT qualification

* Strong IT/Excel and system skills (Intermediate capability in Excel essential)

* Ability to communicate effectively with your peers and senior management

* Good analytical, planning & organisation skills, as well as good eye for detail and accurate data input

* Ability to prioritise own work and use own initiative

* Team player who is hard working and self-driven

COMPLEXITY AND CREATIVITY:

* Excellent analytical skills

* Accuracy and close attention to detail

* Understanding of key measures relating to VAT and Benefits in Kind

* The ability to review and interpret financial data and present to recipients in a user friendly manner

* The ability to find creative solutions to data manipulation

JUDGEMENT AND DECISIONS:

* Review and analyse spend in an accurate and timely manner keeping on top of HMRC rates and allowances & VAT

* Be proactive in the housekeeping of all source data to ensure all details are analysed and posted correctly (including ongoing review of new starters/leavers

* Ability to use own initiative

IN RETURN YOU WILL RECEIVE:

25 days holiday - pro rata to contract

Pension

Healthcare

Holiday Buy Back

Enhanced Sick Pay

Child Care Vouchers

Cycle to work

- and much more!

Send me your CV today

Reference: 210260373

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