Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Reference: 3446464_1539104439
Contact Name: Harry Ataou
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 09, 2018 18:00

Job Description

Assistant Management Accountant - Manufacturing Sector - 6-12 Months Contract - Gloucester - Hays Accountancy

Your new company

Hays Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting for a well-established and leading Manufacturing business based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire for a hands-on and experienced Assistant Management Accountant. This varied finance role is initially an 6 - 12 months fixed term contract, where you can really add value and support the accounting team, reporting into the Senior Management Accountant.

Your new role

You will be working as part of a small team to ensure that the following objectives are achieved on a day to day basis via interdepartmental rotation of these tasks:

Preparation of monthly management accounts, variance analysis of actual vs. forecast on a month-by-month basis, communication of results proactively and effectively to management, involvement in continuous improvement of systems and processes and procedure/process reviews. You will process VAT returns, quarterly corporation tax installment payments, payroll processing along with assistance with annual audit. You will be expected to assist in preparation of budgets/forecasts, intercompany reconciliations, consolidated accounts reports, petty cash, purchase/sales ledgers cover, current transactions, business continuity planning and ad-hoc financial projects requested by senior management.

What you'll need to succeed

For this exciting and hands-on accounting opportunity you will need experience within a similar Assistant Management Accountant role, strong communication skills with internal teams and external parties to build relationships and key MS Excel skills. Ideally you will be AAT qualified, candidates who are qualified by experience will be considered. You must have be able to manage work-loads with excellent attention to detail and be able to work well within a small team environment. Experience within the Manufacturing sector would be advantageous but not essential.

What you'll get in return

This varied Assistant Management Accountant role is offering a salary of £27,000 - £31,000 per annum dependable on experience over a 6 - 12 month fixed term contract based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire. Additional benefits include on-site parking, workplace pension scheme, medical scheme and more. A great opportunity to really add value in a small finance team within an leading manufacturing organisation.

What you need to do now

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