Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Reference: 3364179_1531243228
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2018 18:20

Job Description

Assistant Accountant - 12 Month Contract - Hereford, Herefordshire - £25,000 - £30,000 per annum - Hays

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting exclusively for an experienced and dynamic Assistant Accountant to join a leading and well-established international manufacturing and design business based in Hereford, Herefordshire. An exciting 12 month fixed term contract within a hands-on accounting team where you will fully support the department head and take responsibility in achieving the strict deadlines governed by their internal & external customers. Working as part of the team you will be involved in all aspects of the daily finance operations of this department.

Your new role

Reporting into the Finance Manager you will assist with month-end reporting, budget preparation and calculate various accruals and prepayments. You will prepare journals for month-end accounts, complete cashbooks daily, bank reconciliations and preparing/processing supplier payments. You will be expected to prepare the company VAT returns, EC sales lists, balance sheet reconciliations and reconcile monthly intercompany balances along with monitor cash flows and complete cash flow forecasts. You will report monthly export sales data, maintain company contract information and provide cover/support to all accounts departments processes when required.

What you'll need to succeed

For this hands-on and exciting Assistant Accountant opportunity you must have experience within a similar finance role, with knowledge of bookkeeping practises, accounting standards and legislation along with having used a range of accounting systems. You will needs strong communication skills and be able to work towards time constraint deadlines. Ideally you will be part-qualified AAT/ACCA/CIMA, candidates qualified by experience will be considered. It would be advantageous if you have worked within the manufacturing sector and have strong MS Excel knowledge.

What you'll get in return

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and supportive finance function within a leading manufacturing business. Based in Hereford, Herefordshire this Assistant Accountant role is offering a salary of £25,000 - £30,000 per annum over 12 months, with on-site parking and company benefits.

What you need to do now

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