Assistant Accountant

30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP35000/annum
16 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: GBP30-35kpa

A rare opportunity has arisen to join a growing business. This is a key role that requires strong accounting acumen in order to make a smooth transition into the role. You will ideally be AAT qualified or demonstrate a proven track record of carrying out a similar role.

This is a pivotal role and a great opportunity to be an integral member of the Finance team. This role requires a confident individual who enjoys the challenges of working in a varied and hands-on environment coupled with working effectively with all areas of the business. Your main objective is to maintain sound accounting records (balance sheet) coupled with ensuring the timely and accurate production of monthly management accounts.

Sound IT skills are also essential including Excel (v lookups and pivot tables).

Key duties include:

• Preparing monthly management accounts including P&L and variance analysis
• Support budget and forecasting preparation
• Assist with group consolidations
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Accruals & prepayments
• Fixed Asset maintenance
• Intercompany accounting
• Cash flow forecasts
• Month end close
• Working closely with non-finance personnel
• Monthly production and review of KPI report

The successful individual will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where an adaptable approach is essential in order to respond to changing business needs