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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Harrow, Middlesex
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + study support
REF: SM 310119 ASAC_1549390009
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a market leader in the Leisure / Hospitality sector are currently looking to source an ambitious Assistant Accountant to join their team. This role will be based out of the company's Head Office in West London and will be reporting into a Senior Management Accountant.

Key Responsibilities:
-To ensure that financial information relating to all restaurants is correctly accounted for and reported in a timely manner.
-Maintain balance sheet control to ensure predictable financial reporting.
-Input invoices, process journals, post accruals & pre-payments and maintain the Fixed assets register
-To ensure the completeness and integrity of financial data is maintained at high standards.
-Perform periodic Balance sheet reconciliations including intercompany accounts and bank accounts.
-Maintain the purchase ledger, reconcile balances to supplier statements and make payments to suppliers according to payment terms.
-Production of monthly management accounts for review by the Senior Management Accountant.
-Assist with the year-end audit.
-Strong and trusting relationships established with all stakeholders.
-Ensure that periodic management accounts are produced in line with the strict month end timetable.
-Responsible for balance sheet control, including 100% compliance of balance sheet reconciliations on a periodic basis.
-Build meaningful relationships with all stakeholders including Restaurant Managers, Area Coaches and other members of the finance team.
-Ensure all queries and information required by the Management, Restaurants and the Area team is provided in a timely and professional manner.

This is a hands-on role that will require a broad finance background and at least 2-3 years' experience working in a fast-paced finance team. The ideal candidate will be a part-qualified accountant looking to further their career in a business that can offer an excellent progression programme.

Excellent communication skills will be essential as a large part of this role will involve building meaningful relationships with team members both internally and externally.

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