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Assistant Accountant part time

Assistant Accountant part time

Posted 20 August by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Part time Assistant Accountant required for leading commercial business in Carlisle.

Your new company
A leading, commercial and reputable employer in the Carlisle area are seeking an Assistant Accountant on a part time basis to join their established medium sized Finance team as part of restructure.

Your new role
Reporting to the Financial Controller, and working as part of a collaborative and supportive team, as Assistant Accountant you will primarily be responsible for supporting the management accountants in preparing monthly management accounts, and ensuring all accounting policies are adhered to.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Month end journals
  • Monthly reporting
  • Nominal analysis in preparation for year-end
  • Variance analysis
  • Petty cash responsibilities
  • Oversight of staff expenses and mileage
  • Assist in budget and forecasting preparation
  • Step-up to cover for management accountants during their absence
  • Support in audit processes
  • Other ad-hoc support to the Financial Controller as and where required

What you'll need to succeed
Studying AAT, or plans to commence studies
Excellent IT skills are required, with a good working knowledge of Excel and Sage 200.
Proven experience of working in a busy accounts function is required, with the ability to communicate at all levels across the business, challenging departments on major variances where necessary.
A can do, positive and proactive attitude to work is important, as is the ability to work independently.

What you'll get in return
This position is being offered on a part time basis across 22.5 hours per week, which can be worked across 3, 4 or 5 days per week, between the hours of 08:30am and 17:30pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a supportive team, under a motivating and inspiring Financial Controller.

Additional benefits include:

  • A salary of up to £19,000 pro rata
  • 23 days holiday per week plus Bank Holidays
  • 3% pension contribution
  • Company discount schemes
  • Salary sacrifice incentives
  • AAT Study support is available for candidates with encouragement to progress to CIMA/ACCA studies.


What you need to do now
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