Assistant Accountant

Nottingham Temporary £29,000 - £33,000 per year
  • Immediate start opportunity within Education
  • Varied role within Financial Accounting

About Our Client

My client is a business in the Education sector based in Nottingham and due to added workload over year end, they are looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant to support the Financial Controller within the team.

Job Description

The Assistant Accountant will be reporting directly to the Financial Controller and support the Senior Finance team to ensure appropriate financial controls and to further develop systems and processes. The Assistant Accountant's duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Reconcile all payroll accounts, dealing with payroll queries, including HMRC and pension queries
  • Process the adjustments to the Management Accounts which includes journals for accruals, prepayments, and deferred income
  • Calculation and processing of recharges
  • Month end reconciliations, including production of trail balance and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Update the fixed asset register monthly
  • Support the finance leadership team to manage the purchase and sales ledger functions
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will:

  • Be AAT Level 3 qualified (as a minimum)
  • Have experience with Financial Management and Accounting Systems
  • Have a good working knowledge of the month end process with practical experience
  • Have an ability to work accurately, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Have an ability to prioritise workloads
  • Be an excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • Be committed to self-development

What's on Offer

The candidate can expect a competitive salary between £29,000-£33,000 (doe) + 24 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday + flexible working opportunities + study support for AAT, CIMA or ACCA + free, onsite parking + other voluntary benefits

Corinne Berry-McGraw
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Phone number
+44 115 948 6403

Job summary

Job function
Sub Sector
Accounts Assistant
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Corinne Berry-McGraw
Consultant phone
+44 115 948 6403
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