Assistant Accountant Role - 12 Months Fixed Term -Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - up to £25,000 per annum -Hays
Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering with a leading and well-established travel organisation based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire to recruit for a dynamic and experience Assistant Accountant. This is a varied and hand-on role for initially a 12-month contract, you will support the Management Accountant and other members of the team in the day-to-day accounting duties, ensuring adequate control in accounting systems and procedures. A great opportunity to really add value and develop within an exciting and interesting sector.
Your new role
Your key duties will include assisting in preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, supporting the reconciliations and posting of credit card statements, preparing weekly status reports with variance analysis and checking/authorising weekly payments runs. You will assist preparing monthly/quarterly reporting packs, investigating supplier queries, supporting the preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows along with checking/approving bank details. You will assist the Management Accountant in ad-hoc projects, process/system improvements along with providing/supporting audit process/preparation.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this exciting 12-month Assistant Accountant contract you must have experience within a similar role, ideally AAT qualified or studying CIMA/ACCA. Candidates qualified by experience will be considered. You will have a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail with the ability to work towards tight deadlines. You will need to be trained in a range of finance packages along with having key MS Excel skills.
What you'll get in return
This hands-on 12-month fixed term contract is offering a salary up to £25,000 per annum based in central Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. A great opportunity where you can really add value in a leading and interesting travel organisation supporting the Management Accountant.
What you need to do now
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