Assistant Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£23000 - £27000 per annum + Study Support
08 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Accountant - £23,000 to £27,000 per annum + study support
Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for market Leading Business based in Cannock who are looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant to the team on a permanent basis.

Assistant Accountant responsibilities:
To be responsible for monitoring nominal ledger balances and transactions, transacting postings and reconciling income, expenditure, assets and liabilities.

Assistant Accountant duties:

  • Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the nominal ledger
  • Managing project and account code allocations
  • Liaising with Business Partners and other stakeholders to ensure business situations are reflected in the accounts
  • Reconciling balances to source systems, third party information and other reference points
  • Analysing balance movements and investigating deviations from expectation
  • Playing a key role in the monthly period end close
  • Differentiating between multiple business units and legal entities
  • Maintaining adherence to approval requirements and other policies
  • Contributing ideas and recommendations for team improvement
  • Monitoring and influencing team KPIs
  • Budgeting and Forecasting

Personal Skills & Experience

  • AAT qualified, or CIMA/ACCA part-qualified
  • Demonstrates a high level of comfort in using accounting systems
  • Aware of the varying ways nominal ledger transactions are posted and implications for the control approach
  • Strong data analysis skills (Excel inevitable; BI systems an advantage)
  • High level of attention to detail and a satisfaction in exact pounds and pence
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written skills (ability to communicate across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders)
  • Excellent time management skills (ability to work in a fast-paced environment)
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills (ability to work independently, flexibly and responsively)
  • Committed team player with a genuine 'can do' attitude (hard working, uses initiative and great with colleagues)

If this Assistant Accountant role is of interest please do not hesitate in applying!

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