Assistant Accountant

Reed Accountancy
Milton Keynes
25000.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2017
22 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently working with a Legal firm in Milton Keynes that are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join them on a Part Time basis. 25 hours a week with a full time equivalent salary of GBP30,000. This is a great job opportunity to work along side the senior management team. Reporting into the CEO: • The preparation of the monthly management accounts in conjunction with the Management Accountant. This includes but is not limited to:o the addition of new assets and depreciation journal.o maintaining the Principal's current and capital accounts.o maintaining the balance sheet.o The posting and reconciliation of the salary postings on a monthly basis.o The posting of routine monthly journals (including accruals) and review of the trial balance prior to the production of the monthly management accounts.• Assisting the Management Accountant with disbursement monitoring.• Creation and maintenance of the firm's Accounts Handbook and any associated training materials.• Liaison with third parties regarding the finance of the firm (e.g. auditors, bank, other advisors).• Assisting the Management Accountant with the WiP valuations as and when required.• Ensuring that the financial postings and transactions are correct.• Ensuring processes and procedures are in place to minimise errors and risk of fraud.• Ensuring all financial transactions are effected within the permitted and agreed deadlines.• Providing support to all teams with financial file management responsibilities with a particular focus on prompt file closures.• Benchmarking and collating data on performance and practice standards. This will involve analysing data and identifying opportunities for improvement.• Ensuring that month end responsibilities are effectively covered between yourself and the Management Accountant during times of absence.To be considered for this vacancy you will: *Previous experience working in a Legal environment is essential*Ideally be AAT qualified at studying a chartered qualification (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) If you are interested in this job vacancy and have any further questions please email . Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business