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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + + bonus opportunity + study support
REF: MTF300819_1567155749
Contact Name: Matt Funge
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Assistant Accountant
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Up to £26,000 depending on experience + bonus opportunity + study support

An exciting opportunity has come up for an ambitious and academically strong Assistant Accountant to join the Finance Team of our large client based in Hemel Hempstead. This role would suit a recent graduate with a background in mathematics/finance, who is either studying or looking to study towards a professional accounting qualification.

Job responsibilities
The job will involve a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities including, but not limited to:
* Management of spend and maintenance of database covering multiple brands and Head Office
* Weekly reporting of spend for the whole company, taking into consideration the budgets and forecasts, in order to give visibility to management
* Balance Sheet Accounts reconciliations
* Assistance with year end financial tasks company wide
* Gathering of key information to assist with the company's budgeting and projections
* Checking and verifying compliance with the relevant company financial procedures at all times
* Forging strong relationships across different company departments - including Directors and Heads of Department
* Attendance at monthly meetings to discuss and present the recent financial developments within the company
* Ad hoc projects depending on the changing objectives of the business

The above list is not exhaustive, and you may be expected to perform additional tasks within your capabilities and experience as necessitated by the changing needs and overall objectives of the business.

Knowledge & experience
* Either studying or willing to study a professional accountancy qualification (AAT/ACCA/CIMA)
* Very strong numerical/mathematical background
* Confident user of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office programs
* Naturally strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication skills across all seniority levels
* Ability to remain highly organised and focussed

If you consider yourself to be a suitable candidate, and the role interests you, please apply!

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