Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southampton
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-14 00:00:00
Reference: 096110575
Contact Name: Kayode Balogun
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2019 16:05

Job Description

An interesting opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join an impressive business in Southampton on a 9 month fixed term contract basis. The successful Assistant Accountant will be working closely with the Financial Controller, supporting with a variety of month end duties. This great opportunity offers free parking, flexible working patterns and an opportunity to broaden your skill-set.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

- Supporting with month end duties and reconciliations
-Oversee the manual invoicing element of the process, ensuring all manual charges and credits are thoroughly investigated and action-ed accordingly
- Manage the stock in transit account, ensuring the balance is reconciled and understood by senior management
- Invoice processing 2 / 3 different companies
- Assist with establishing processes and controls

Skills, attributes and experience:

- Journals, accruals & prepayments knowledge
- Exposure to management accounts preferable
- Confident communicator
- Qualified by experience or qualified / studying towards a professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or AAT)

In return you will receive the following benefits:

-Flexible working environment
-On site parking
-Opportunity to expand skill set

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