Assistant Financial Accountant

Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £20 per hour + + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

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HOME BASED OPPORTUNITY - Assistant Financial Accountant

Are you available at short notice and have recent experience of working in a larger multi-site organisation, with recent Financial Accounting or General Ledger knowledge?

Due to a continued expansion, our Reading based International, Hi-Tech client is a leading business is seeking an Assistant Financial Accountant, in order to provide cover until the end of December 2021.
This role will be well-suited to candidates who have a passion for Financial Accounting and General Ledger, and able to work in a high volume reconciliations role. You are likely to be Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA (or stop studier or QBE) with recent demonstrable experience of working within a corporate company.

Working alongside the Group Financial Accountant, and within the Financial Accounting team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Daily bank reconciliations transactions and reconciliations for the different EU regions and entities
  • Assisting with the monthly financial close process
  • Reviewing and maintaining accruals and prepayments ledgers
  • Investigating any reconciliation differences
  • Reviewing of journal entries
  • Calculate and prepare various reports
  • Also supporting with any ad-hoc project work

The successful Assistant Financial Accountant is likely to have the following profile:

  • Be available at short notice to start their next role
  • Have a passion for Financial Accounting
  • Offer recent experience of performing a similar GL / Financial Accounting transactional role
  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/AAT or equivalent
  • Offer intermediate Excel skills (Pivot Tables, V Lookups)
  • Recent experience of working in a multi-national, multi-site role

This role will be home based for the entire contract, so applicants are welcomed from anyone eligible to work in the UK. There hopefully will be long term opportunities for the successful Assistant Financial Accountant to move within the Accounts department in the long run also, subject to performance and sign off.
Please contact me for a full job specification of this Assistant Financial Accounting role. My client will be interviewing in w/c 13th September.

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