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Assistant Accountant

Warrington   •   £30,000 - £34,000   •  Temporary

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About Our Client

This Assistant Accountant opportunity will specialise with one of the established business areas directly supporting the qualified financial controller with all aspects of daily, weekly and monthly financial processing and reporting.

This exciting role is offering a salary around 30,000 and has the potential to offer study support now or in the future if desired.

Job Description

This Assistant Accountant role will consist of the following duties;

*Month-End Supervision of, Monthly revaluations of the Company's foreign currency bank accounts, Processing of Fixed Asset, Accruals and Prepayment postings, Stock transfers to projects, Petty cash postings, Preparation and issuing of re-charge invoices, Inter-company reconciliation process on the Company's financial systems, Bank reconciliation's,

*Preparation of, Monthly reconciliation of the VAT ledger to the general ledger, Goods received not invoiced (GRNI) reconciliations, Stock valuation reconciliation, Intrastat & EC Sales List for submission, Payroll & CIS Reporting, Quarter-End, Preparation of the quarterly VAT return for the Warrington office.

*Ensure the Company's ERP system daybooks balance to the excel daybooks and the month-end reconciliation process

*Ensure all relevant data is collated for timely and accurate Intrastat arrival/dispatches and EC Sales reporting

*Prepare and submit the VAT return

*Oversee the supplier payment process in both GBP and other currencies and liaise with overseas finance centre

*Ensure that supplier statements are reconciled on a regular basis; coordinating and review the data with overseas finance centre

*Code and distribute supplier invoices

*Review the creation of new and the amendment of existing suppliers/customers on the Company's ERP system and co-ordinate with overseas finance centre

*Liaise and review inter-company balances with overseas finance centre using the Web-tool - AR & AP

*Review monthly revaluation of the ledgers and foreign bank accounts once completed by overseas finance centre and prepare the liquidity report

*Review GRN non & inventory accounts to nominal balances and advise FM of any GRNs that can be cancelled to avoid duplication of costs

*Review sub-contractors and invoice accruals

*Preparation of fixed assets, prepayments and accruals

*Liaising with auditors

*Re-issue FX invoices for UK customers to ensure compliance with HMRC guidelines

*Preparation and upload to the Company's financial system of the overdues/receivables report.

*Prepare sales, Purchase and cost of sales analysis; entering of personal core data and inter-company balances within monthly core upload documents.

*Review of expense, preparation of P11D data and submission of month salary journal

*Ensure CIS is submitted and payments actioned.

*Foreign Exchange

The Successful Applicant

This Assistant Accountant role will require the following skills and experience;

*Proficient user of an ERP system and Microsoft Office - strong Excel skills essential.

*Studying towards an equivalent Accountancy and Financial Studies Qualification - AAT / ACCA / CIMA

*Analytical and Diagnostic Skills - to prepare the monthly accounts to TB level. As such must have good analytical skills to be able to review the TB both at Company level and down to Business Unit level as required. Reviewing month on month expenditure and analysing inconsistent costs.

*Ability to Work under Pressure and to Specific Deadlines - work with the other members of the Finance Team and other departments in a pressurised month end driven environment to deliver the monthly reporting pack accurately and in a timely manner, whilst at the same time supporting the needs/requests of other departments.

*Strong Organisational skills- on a daily basis control and monitor the departments KPI's, possessing excellent organisational skills, including the ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and be extremely flexible in your approach to both work and other team members.

*Training and Coaching - Leading the team by example working to best practice principles. Ensuring the department have the necessary skills to adapt to the business needs. Train colleagues, new starters and support the Finance Manager in documenting the key business financial processes.

What's on Offer

This position will offer

*Long term progression and career opportunities

*Salary around 30,000 - depending on training needs

*Excellent pension and health care schemes

*Study support for AAT / ACCA / CIMA

*Free car parking

*Flexible working hours - 37.5 hour working week

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