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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Harpenden
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
REF: CG18111AA_1668787212
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a high-growth and acquisitive SME, is looking to hire an enthusiastic Assistant Accountant in this new role, as a result of expansion. Working in a team of 5, the role will report to the Financial Controller and be instrumental in supporting the business.

Main duties include:
* Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts and KPIs
* Monitoring cash position and maintaining accurate bank records; assisting with cashflow forecast
* Bank reconciliations
* Fixed asset reconciliations
* Balance sheet reconciliations
* Petty cash journals
* VAT returns
* Assisting with end of year audit
* Ad hoc duties as required

Key skills & experience required:
* Proven experience in a similar role
* Good IT skills, experience with Sage would be an advantage
* Self-motivated and enthusiastic character
* Shows initiatives and has good examples of adding value to a team
* Strong communication skills, can build relationships with a range of stakeholders and at all levels

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