Accounts Assistant - Temporary

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Aug 2019
Ref
1230198150
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Accountant has recently become available at leading organisation based in south Birmingham on a two-month contract basis, reporting directly into the Management Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in the business. This role will offer you the chance to showcase your skills while developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Accountant has recently become available at leading organisation based in south Birmingham on a two-month contract basis, reporting directly into the Management Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in the business. This role will offer you the chance to showcase your skills while developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. About the Assistant Accountant Position: You will provide support to Group Finance team and commercial business units to deliver accurate and timely financial information. To take ownership of the monthly reporting process for specific income statement lines within the monthly management packs Production of detailed cost reports to identify and explain significant variances to budget and forecast Production and issue of monthly management accounts reports Posting monthly management account journals for example payroll, cost allocations, and bad debt provisions Posting accruals and prepayments journals Review of bank reconciliations & preparation of daily cash report To assist in the budgeting and forecasting process of certain income statement lines including meeting with the budget holders to discuss variations to previously agreed values and ongoing resource requirements Identification of potential cost saving opportunities within allocated income statement lines and liaison with the budget holder to ensure savings are delivered Assistance to the credit control team chasing debtor, assist the purchase ledger team Assist with the preparation of the Group quarterly VAT return Essential Experience of the Assistant Accountant: Ability to work within tight deadlines AAT qualified or working towards AAT qualification To be a self-starter who would be confident discussing financial matters with members of the senior leadership team and externally with clients Good understanding of Excel: Manipulating large volumes of data using pivot tables and advanced formulas Experience of working in a professional services environment would be preferable but not essential For immediate consideration please apply direct or email your CV to

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