Assistant Accountant

Leicester, Leicestershire
25 May 2019
28 May 2019
BEcruitment are working within a fantastic Leicester SME Company who have an opportunity within a small but busy finance team. You will be a self motivated Finance Professional who is able to work on their own initiative, flexibly and is very capable of carrying out a range of duties to support the Finance team and the company.

This is a great opportunity for a forward thinking Assistant Accountant who is keen to make a progressive move forwards.

Role: Assistant Accountant

Location: Leicester

Salary: £Excellent Base Salary + Strong Benefits

Core duties will include:

* Assist in the creation of the monthly management accounts - updating & maintaining balance sheet schedules

* Month End duties

* Statutory returns, VAT, Intrastat, etc

* Reconciliations

* Assist with Credit Control

* Maintaining cash book - updating Purchase and Receipts

* Keeping everything updated using Sage Line 50

* Support the Finance Team by looking at ways to improve the controls and enhance the reporting

Experience will include:

* AAT Part Qualified or Qualified, Qualified by Experience or even ACA/ACCA/CIMA Part Qualified, but understanding that this is an Assistant Accountant position within a reputable but small to medium sized company.

* Posses a good track record & experience working and multi-tasking within a small but busy accounts environment

* Proven experience of dealing with accounting up to Trial Balance, as well as monthly management accounts, month end, etc

* Able to work accurately and meet deadlines - used to dealing with confidential data and have a keen eye for detail

* Excellent planning, organisational skills and able to work to strict deadlines

* Able to work as an individual and as part of a team.

* Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

* Strong IT Skills to include Excel and SAGE

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