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Assistant Accountant

Posted 5 January by Marks Sattin (UK) Ltd Ended

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Finance Graduate/ACCA studier to join a leading FMCG/Retail business in the Lichfield area as an Assistant Accountant.

Main Responsibilities as Assistant Accountant:

  • Preparation of Fixed Asset Register - maintenance & reconciliation, monitoring spend - actual v authorised and audit of assets to enable register to move from excel to AX.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations - prepayments / accruals, payroll controls and tax.
  • GRNI - weekly update of tracker and working with the purchase ledger to clear duplicate GRNIs.
  • Assist with VAT / EC reports / Intrastats.
  • Assist with preparation of journals including payroll, accruals, prepayments etc.
  • Support the Purchase Ledger in process improvement.
  • Ad-hoc support in the following areas: expenses, bank reconciliations, bank payments, payroll, preparation of data for group reporting, prep/analysis of data for tax reporting, monthly KPI data, provision of analytical support of account spend as requested and supplier maintenance.
  • Full support and assistance with month end procedures

Skills & Experience required:

You will ideally:

  • Have experience of an accounting/finance function and exposure to the above responsibilities
  • A proactive approach with a can do attitude is essential
  • Good Excel skills, knowledge of v lookups and pivot tables would be advantageous

Salary £18,000 - £23,000 plus study support is on offer for the successful individual along with the opportunity to work in a high-performing and knowledgeable team of Accountants.

Reference: 34151357

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