• Assistant Financial Accountant

    Location: Derbyshire Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Position: Permanent

    A great opportunity has arisen for a client based in Ripley who is looking to recruit an Assistant Financial Accountant on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be a key person to ensure the delivery of accurate, timely and controlled financial information. You will be responsible for various areas within General Ledger, from period end journals and balance sheet account reconciliations to more technical areas such as VAT submissions reporting. This role is for someone who is looking to take that next step in their financial career

     

    Duties Include:

     

    • Supporting the Accounting Manager in the accurate and timely preparation of financial statements at month-end and year-end
    • Responsible for all elements of VAT legislation
    • Support Account Manager in the budget and forecasting processes for overhead/functional expenses
    • Drive Accounts Payable activities, ensuring full control over all AP ledgers and timely vendor payments
    • Handle queries from finance
    • Become a business partner with the wider business in relation to accounting decisions and ad-hoc financial requests
    • Support with external audit requests in line with timeframes
    • Bring own ideas to improve effectiveness and efficiency of accounting processes

    Personal skills and Preferred experience include:

     

    • Good understanding of both general accounting and VAT rules and regulations
    • Excellent team player
    • Proactive in problem solving
    • Strong customer service mindset
    • Fantastic communication skills
    • Good attention to detail
    • Good maths and reconciliation skills
    • Intermediate to advance knowledge of MS Excel
    • Prior knowledge/experience of SAP would be desirable

     

    The client is looking for someone who can hit the ground running and contribute to the team from day one, who will have the confidence to make decisions from their first day. Previous experience working in a multinational/fast paced work environment who can adhere to deadlines from day one

     

    Benefits and Hours:

     

    • £25,000 to £30,000 depending on experience
    • 8:45 am – 5:00 pm
    • 25 days holiday including statutory bank holidays
    • Onsite parking
    • Study Support

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