Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham
Salary: £25000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-19 00:00:00
Reference: 137100926
Contact Name: Ruth Humes
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2019 12:59

Job Description

My client is seeking an Assistant Accountant for their offices in Chippenham.

Hours: Standard working hours - Monday to Friday

Salary: circ £25,000 depending on experience + Study Support and Benefits.

The ideal candidate will either be studying or have studied for CIMA/ACCA  where study support will be offered. You must demonstrate a keen interest within the career path or accountancy and offer experience within either full time employment or placements.

Key Role Responsibilities:
Weekly profit and loss production and analysis.
Compile financial and non-financial data required for internal and external reporting on a periodic basis
Partner with internal stakeholders to ensure processes are carried out efficiently and be proactive towards identifying further process improvements
Analyse results and provide meaningful feedback with narrative so operational teams can be challenged to further develop the business and drive the bottom line
Provide cover for the Finance team where required
Period end balance sheet reconciliation
Dealing with customers and suppliers to resolve queries and requests
Budgeting and forecasting for a portfolio of contracts
Ad hoc requests.

Essential Skills and Experience:
The candidate will ideally be working towards a recognised professional accounting qualification (Early stage CIMA/ACCA)
Experience in P&L production and analysis of management information
Will possess a strong attention to detail
Strong communication skills, both verbally and written, and be able to communicate with non-financial staff
Will be flexible and self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative
Ability to manage your own time effectively and work to tight reporting deadlines
Will have strong Excel skills including formulas, pivots and lookups.

Please contact Ruth on 07764959511