Assistant Accountant

Vargo Recruitment LTD
Isle of Wight
25000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract type
Full time

Vargo is recruiting an Assistant Accountant for a successful client based in Newport. This is a really exciting role for someone reporting directly into the Management Accountant. You will primarily be responsible for ensuring the general ledger accounts are up–to–date and accurate and assisting with the production and distribution of the monthly management accounts which are widely used in the business to aid decision making and to evaluate performance against forecast, budget and prior years. You will have the ability to efficiently analyse large amounts of data and work to strict deadlines.


  • Ensuring the general ledger accounts are accurate and up–to–date and accurate
  • Evaluate performance against forecast, budget and prior years
  • Assist in the production of the monthly management accounts
  • Accruals, prepayments and various other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with detailed reporting and variance analysis
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register
  • Assist with statutory reporting, such as quarterly VAT returns, international tax returns and surveys for the Office of National Statistics
  • Assist with the completion of the year–end audit


  • Part qualified accountant
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • The ability to manipulate and analyse data
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Build excellent working relationships
  • Team player

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