Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt
Location
Bristol, South West England
Salary
£30,507 per annum
Posted
22 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1187391201
Morgan Hunt is working with a South West based government body, who are looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their Bristol team. The role is initially a temporary role for 4 months but would consider making this a permanent position if they found the right candidate. This organisation will be working alongside their partners, delivering economic growth for the region and address the challenges in areas such as productivity and skills, housing and transport.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a small and relatively new team and will play a key part in helping to provide financial advice, information, reports and maintaining systems and processes and an opportunity has risen for an Assistant Accountant.

Key responsibilities
  • The Assistant Accountant will deal with queries from internal and external audits
  • Providing financial information to the Head of Finance and Procurement and to Management Accountants
  • Administration services
  • Reconciling the General Ledger records
  • Carrying out technical Financial accounting transactions and dealing with audit/budget queries
  • Liaising with Finance Managers
  • Completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintaining financial forecasting

Person Specification
  • Qualified accountant or part qualified (CCAB/CIMA
  • Experience of providing financial support
  • Preparing budgets and budget monitoring
  • Strong experience and understanding of financial and management reporting
  • Experience of delivering a high standard of customer service both inside and outside the organisation
  • Performing complex reconciliations
  • Experience in the public sector
  • Knowledge of VAT and Accounts

If you are interested in hearing more about this Assistant Accountant, please call the Finance Team at Morgan Hunt or send your CV today.

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role

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