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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: contract
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Duration: 9 Months
REF: CG1309AA_1694620109
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Are you an Assistant Accountant with a keen eye for detail and a passion for maintaining strong financial control? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a market leading client as an Assistant Financial Accountant on an initial contract basis. There is high probability the role will become permanent, providing the successful candidate proves to be a strong culture fit and adds value to the team.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Monthly Balance Sheets Reconciliation: Contribute to financial control by ensuring the accuracy and completeness of our balance sheets through regular reconciliations.
2. Intercompany Reconciliation and Settlements: Play a critical role in maintaining financial integrity by creating and analyzing weekly intercompany reconciliations and settlements.
4. Water Accounting: Facilitate financial control through the weekly accruals for water, reconciliation to bills, and variance analysis against budgets.
5. Building Relationships: Foster and maintain strong relationships with various functions within the organization, promoting finance best practices and effective collaboration.
6. Ad Hoc Analysis & Reporting: Contribute to the strategic implementation by providing ad hoc analysis and reporting as required.

Understanding the Scope of the Role:
Business Impact: Your role will directly impact the ability to accurately account for and report on the financial health of the company, ensuring comprehensive reviews and a clear understanding of the company's financial well-being.

Planning/Budgets: Maintaining a deep understanding of the balance sheet will enable you to advise the brands on opportunities and risks they may carry, contributing to the planning and budgeting processes.

* Ideally studying towards ACCA/CIMA with at least one to two years' experience in a finance function.
* Proactive approach to problem solving
* Capable of working in a fast-paced environment and meeting deadlines
* Team player and can work collaboratively

This is a fantastic opportunity for a diligent Assistant Accountant to join an award-winning employer of choice.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.