Assistant Accountant

Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
28000.00-35000.00
Posted
03 Oct 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Ref
210913673
Interim Accountant, 6 month contract, Luton, £15 - £18 per hour, Immediate Start!

Our Client based in Central Luton are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team initially on a 6 month contract with a view to becoming permanent after this initial period. The role is working for a well established SME in the manufacturing sector. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller who will be able to assist and mentor you as you establish yourself in the business.

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To provide assistance to the financial controller and to deputise in their absence

* To assist in the preparation of the monthly internal & group management accounts for the company

* Management of the accounts department on a day to day basis, particularly with some accounts payable leadership experience

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Balance sheet control account reconciliations/analysis

* Capex accounting

* Assist in budget preparation

* Cost analysis

* Vat returns/intrastat

* Ad hoc group reporting

* Bank reconciliations

* Payroll processing

* Dealing with auditors

This Assistant Accountant role has the opportunity to develop into a full Financial Controller position. The contract is an opportunity for all parties to get a feel for each other before committing to a permanent appointment. Study support would be available for candidates looking to progress with accounting qualifications. Good communication, systems and Excel skills are essential.

Please apply now if this looks like the type of role suitable to you

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