Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm

Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon
£12 - £15 per hour
28 Oct 2020
12 Nov 2020
JN -102020-1240860
Seehab Ahmed
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

An incredible opportunity to join a fast moving and reputable business that is looking for a sharp and motivated individual to join them as an Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm. A varied role with fantastic exposure to all aspects of the accounting function.

Client Details

A reputable brand that is fast growing and looking to bring on a talented individual as an Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm. As an industry leader within the specialised Pharmaceuticals sector, they are well poised to grow within the coming year. Joining the business at an exciting time, there will be opportunity to get involved in project work and make an immediate impact, driving the finance function forward. With parking on site, they are in an easily commutable location in Huntingdon, suitable for any candidate located in Huntingdon, Cambridge, Peterborough and the surrounding area.


The Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm duties and responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the purchase ledger with full responsibility
  • Preparation of Daily Cash Flow forecasts and posting of Bank Journals
  • Involvement in specialised project work
  • Preparation of monthly reporting packs for company
  • Involvement in the preparation of Management Information Packs
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations and monthly reporting packs
  • Production of inter-company statements and liaising with subsidiary companies
  • Completion of VAT and Intrastat returns
  • Responsibility for weekly journals and production of accruals and prepayments
  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register for overheads
  • Weekly production of reports for management
  • Reconciliation of credit card statements and transactions to nominal ledger
  • Being a main point of contact for any internal queries
  • Any ad-hoc duties as required by the Line Manager


Desired experience and skill set for this Assistant Accountant - Temp to Perm role:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Immediately Available or with a relatively short notice period - 1 Week or less
  • Part Qualified in either ACCA/CIMA/ACA or AAT Qualified
  • Previous experience of working in a similar commercial fast paced environment
  • Capable of working using own initiative to anticipate and resolve issues
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Highly analytical and numerate
  • Locally based in Huntingdon with your own transport
  • Strong Excel skills to include pivot tables and VLOOKUPS
  • Flexible team player
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a busy environment to strict deadlines
  • Desire to improve processes and commit to the role for the next 2-3 years, growing within the position

Job Offer

The opportunity to join a prominent organisation within the Pharmaceuticals industry that is financially strong and looking to invest in talent to develop. Alongside the competitive salary there is a real opportunity to fast track your career.