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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
REF: CT1202AABW_1518454999
Contact Name: Claire Thomas
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Assistant Accountant- Biggleswade- Permanent

Our client, a well-established and growing business, is seeking a driven and confident assistant accountant to join their dynamic finance team. Offering a varied and progressive workload, the role includes responsibilities involving management accounts, financial reporting and statutory accounts. Supporting the Management Accountant, you will become an integral part of the finance department whilst gaining exposure to a wide range of accountabilities. This is an excellent opportunity for a part qualified finance professional to enhance their existing financial skills in a reputable and supportive company.

Key Responsibilities
- Assisting with the production of management accounts
- Reporting at year end, in relation to statutory accounts
- Controlling VAT returns, CIS reporting and returns
- Preparing financial forecasts
- Producing cash forecasts and bank reconciliations
- Raising sale invoices and processing purchase invoices and payments
- Ensuring compliance with statutory responsibilities in conjuncture with taxes
- Ensuring compliance with bank and JV requirements
- Liaising with external and internal audits to share relevant information

The successful candidate will be a motivated individual who is part way through their studies for ACCA or CIMA. Excellent IT skills are essential, including a strong working knowledge of Microsoft packages, with knowledge of COINS being advantageous. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills with recent examples of your ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally. A natural problem solver, you'll be keen to drive improvements and implement change where needed. The co-operative style of working employed by the company means they seek a real team player, happy to pitch in to deliver objectives.

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