Assistant Accountant

Location
England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
Salary
£25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
13996451/001
Contact
Alex England
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

A fantastic opportunity to join the team as an Assistant Accountant. Providing varied daily duties, this role can offer a real step up for the right candidate with outstanding opportunities for progression.

Client Details

This client is a growing company located in Oxford. They are widely renowned as having one of the best employee benefits packages in Oxfordshire, and strongly promote a strong work/life balance to their employees.

Description

Key responsibilities of this role include;

  • Production of monthly Management Accounts for multiple legal entities
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations and strong balance sheet control (accruals, prepayments, stock valuations)
  • Produce a detailed analysis and reconciliation of actual transactions against expected forecast
  • Generation of the Monthly Management accounts pack for review
  • Close partnering and liaison with business to ensure accurate forecasting and identification of risks and opportunities along with a clear understanding of any variances
  • Providing financial support to non-financial managers and ensuring that the forecast represents a realistic view of the expenses within each cost area
  • Become conversant with all tasks within the finance team, to provide support and training as required
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in the implementation & continuous monitoring of strong controls and processes across the business
  • Generation of ad hoc reports as required by the business with the ability to produce meaningful commentary from the data
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required

Profile

The successful candidate will be;

  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA or QBE in a similar industry
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to develop solutions and problem-solve
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organisation skills and adaptability
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of seniority
  • Knowledge of GDPR and an appreciation of confidentiality
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Self-motivated with a positive and can-do attitude
  • Ability to use initiative to help drive team performance
  • Flexible with the ability to work under pressure and to meet targets and deadlines

Job Offer

This role offers the successful candidate fantastic career progression. The benefits package for this role is among the best in Oxfordshire at this level, boasting a massive holiday allowance and pension contributions, as well as health and dental care, and an extensive employee discount scheme.

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