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Assistant Financial Accountant

Posted 26 February by RattrayParkin Easy Apply Ended

RattrayParkin are recruiting for an Assistant Financial Accountant to join a leading blue-chip business based near Loughborough.

Reporting to the Group Accountant, you will work as part of a team to produce monthly accounts for several group companies.


  • Ensure the trial balance is up to date at each month end
  • Prepare relevant journals and reports for review
  • Reconcile the bank statements on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Prepare and submit the quarterly VAT returns and monthly EC sales and Intrastat returns
  • Enter month end figures into Group reporting for submission
  • Complete Group reports in line with Group deadlines
  • Prepare adhoc and KPI returns for submission
  • Assist the Group Accountant in preparing the Year-end audit file and returns
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Provide support to other teams as needed

Ideally you will have:

  • Previous financial accounting experience
  • Strong technical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Keen to learn and progress
  • Preferably studying ACCA/CIMA

This role will give you a lot of exposure within a large plc group function. Other candidates who have started in these roles have moved on within the business through promotion.

As well as a competitive salary, study support is offered, along with a 10% bonus. This is a great role for a part-qualified candidate who is seeking new skills and a proven career path.

Required skills

  • Balance Sheet
  • Financial Accounting
  • Trial Balance
  • VAT
  • Monthly Accounts

Reference: 34560821

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