Assistant Financial Accountant

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
13998728/001
Contact
Declan Robinson
Sector
Insurance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

On behalf of a business based in the centre of Reading I am recruiting for a Permanent Assistant Financial Accountant to join their rapidly expanding finance team.

Client Details

My client are based within walking distance of the station and offer an unparalleled flexible working environment. In recent years there has been a huge push to increase employee engagement within my client which has resulted in an excellent working environment.

Description

The successful applicant for this permanent role will get exposure to the following key tasks:

  • Providing professional and effective support to the Financial Accountant and the wider Finance team
  • Taking ownership of various accounting and reporting processes which deliver financial reports that
    feed into the wider reporting packs
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly and year-end financial accounts and related schedules
  • Assisting in the production and submission of quarterly, half yearly and annual submissions to the
    Group
  • Recommending and implementing process improvements to improve control and efficiency
  • Maintaining effective and efficient relationships with other areas of the business and with external
    specialists
  • Preparing and maintaining accounting and financial reporting process documentation
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations for a number of balance sheet accounts ensuring that any
    outstanding items are investigated and cleared as appropriate

Profile

To be considered for this permanent role you must posses the following:

  • Be actively studying towards ACCA or CIMA
  • Be educated to a degree level in a numerical subject or equivalent
  • Exposure to the majority of the above tasks
  • Have a good working knowledge of accounting processes and reporting
  • Have a intermediate level of Excel (vlook-ups, Pivot tables)

Job Offer

Competitive Salary & Brilliant progression opportunities & fully study support

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