Assistant Contract Accountant

20000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP23000/annum Study Support, Free Parking
11 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
To join a finance team delivering first class professional support to both the operational and financial management functions. Responsibility for the production of weekly results for a large retail Customer in accordance with both organisations deadlines. This position covers two sites in Middleton and Daventry but is based from head office in Alfreton.

Key Accountabilities:

- Consolidation of the weekly financial performance of the contract
- Production of balance sheet reconciliations
- Assist with the production of budgets and forecasts for both depots
- Produce daily MI to operations

Key Areas of Responsibility:

- Upload weekly journals in to the CODA finance system.
- Detailed analysis of key cost lines to facilitate budget and re-forecast processes.
- Formal review of the weekly costs and KPI's with both the Accountant and Operational management teams.
- Production of weekly management accounts pack, provided to Customer and operational management team.
- Assist in preparation of monthly reports and board papers.
- Liaise with both the Customer finance and operational management team.
- Work within the finance function to deliver best practice in all areas.
- To provide cover for Contract Accountant when required.
- Provide ad-hoc information as required.

Candidate Profile

- Effective communication skills, both verbally and written.
- Have highly developed organisational and numerical skills.
- Able to work effectively in a time pressured, fast paced environment.
- Previous experience within a finance environment is essential.
- Able to operate at an advanced level with Microsoft Excel.
- Preferably be studying towards either CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) or ACCA (Association of Charted Certified Accountants) qualifications.

Shift pattern:Mon - Fri (Apply online only) (To be flexible where necessary)

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers