Accounts Assistant

29000.00 - 29000.00 GBP Annual + GBP29000/annum
08 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a Global Communications company, is currently seeking a fully AAT certified Accounts Assistant to join their Gloucester based team on a full time permanent basis. The role would involve taking responsibility for performing various accounting functions in a timely and accurate manner and providing support to the accounting department.
The Accounts Assistant will post and verify entries into the general ledger, maintain accounting records, journal records and account reconciliations and will assist in month end closing. The ideal candidate will be fully AAT qualified and will be partway through either the CIMA or the ACCA qualification. Furthermore, they will be highly organised, professional and have an eye for detail.
Main Responsibilities

• Assisting in performing various accounting functions accurately and on time
• Calculating, positing and verifying financial data for use in maintaining accounting records for assigned business segments
• Preparing and entering month end journal entries and assisting in month end closing
• Assisting with departmental projects
• Preparing ad hoc financial reports and analysis as requested, ensuring all reports are completed accurately
• Adhering to strict departmental policies and procedures
• Conducting research and compiling data for report preparation
• Preparing and generating reports as required
• Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with external and internal customers
Suitable candidate will have:
• Fully AAT qualified
• Partway through CIMA or ACCA (as part of the role you will be expected to continue you studying and a training package will be provided)
• Suitable experience in an accounting environment
• Working knowledge of MS Excel
• Basic knowledge of MS Outlook and MS Word
• Professional attitude
• Ability to work accurately and to a timeframe
• Highly organised
• Strong team player
• Drive to continue developing professionally

This is a full time, permanent position and is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to develop their skills and experience with a company at the forefront of their industry. If you believe this is the role for you then apply now. Alternatively, for more information on the role please call us on (Apply online only)

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