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Accounts Assistant

Posted 8 March by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply Ended
Assistant Accountant
York City Centre
Temporary for three months, may be extended further
To start ASAP
£11.92 to £14.20.


*Processing of journals to monthly KPIs and ensuring the integrity of the company accounts by maintaining compliance with accounting policies.
*Production of prepayment schedules and GL postings.
*Production of central accruals and reallocations.
*Production of balance sheet reconciliations to KPIs.
*Identification of all issues within the balance sheet, resolving or escalating to ensure resolution in a timely manner.
*Preparation of the company VAT return to HMRC quarterly deadlines.
*Management of the financial accounting mailbox, distributing queries as appropriate within the team and ensuring customer needs are fulfilled in resolution.
*Supporting the Financial Accountant in preparation and submission of the company VAT return to HMRC quarterly deadlines.
*Supporting the Financial Accountant in preparation and submission of Devolved funding requests.
*Supporting the Accountants in preparation of year end accounts, providing data manipulation and transactional analysis for WGA, Fixed Asset management and NAO reporting requirements.
*Collation of year end evidence and audit files.
*Provide accurate and relevant financial data for a range of management accounting and business requirements
*Provide proactive financial advice to business partners and managers, promoting improved financial capability.
*Contribute to the change process within Finance, Corporate Services and the wider company initiatives to promote effective financial management.
*Implement, maintain and develop systems for providing improved management information, which will in turn improve planning and decision making.
*Issue accounting advice especially in relation to month end processes e.g. GL coding, accruals and prepayments.
*Maintenance and issue of month end guidance e.g. timetables, journal naming convention.
*Observe the company's Equal Opportunities Policies and Procedures with regard to all aspects of work.
*Maintain confidentiality of the Agency's internal communications, records and commercially sensitive information and have a working knowledge of information security, Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts.


*Part qualified accountant or actively studying to achieve a qualification with experience of financial accounting work including journals, statement of financial position reconciliations, VAT recovery & returns, and fixed asset management.

To apply, please email an up to date CV and cover letter

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Required skills

  • accounts
  • accounting
  • aat

Reference: 34638731

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