Assistant Accountant

Posted 6 April by Cobb & Jones Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Our Client

A dynamic and growing SME in Kent are seeking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Accountant with the drive to grow into a business partnering role and complete their qualification in a fast moving and successful team.

The Opportunity

The Assistant Accountant will be based from the company's Kent offices and will play a key role in the finance function. Reporting into the Finance Manager with exposure to the senior management team, the role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Business partnering across the finance department and wider company
  • Raise invoices, process timesheets and expenses for staff and sub-contractors
  • Assist with credit control and cash-flow forecasting
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate project information is maintained to track project financial performance
  • Keen focus on managing and reducing work in progress and minimising the order to cash cycle
  • Assisting in the review of client profitability, forecasting and cash-flow

Candidate Profile

This opportunity is best suited to a driven and enthusiastic individual, looking to further their career with finance. Candidates wishing to pursue or continue a recognised qualification will be well received and supported. Previous experience in a finance role and an understanding of double entry accounting are essential together with a working knowledge of Excel and strong IT skills. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing business in a role with real growth potential.

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Reference: 34850899

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