Assistant Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11467
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 23 days Hols + Statutory, Pension
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Assistant Management Accountant, North-West Leicester.
Our client a highly successful and expanding SME business, supplying the construction sector, is seeking to recruit an ambitious Accountant to undertake a pivotal role within the finance office.
Reporting to the Commercial Director, and working alongside to other accounts staff, you will be expected to provide an excellent all-round accounting service, and contribute to the monthly management meetings.

LOCATION

North West Leicester


THE ROLE
To analyse financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability or other financial activities within the company.


Main Responsibilities:


*Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts

*Monthly Management accounts

*Internal Audit

*Liaison with External Audit

*Board reports

*Cash flow forecasts


Key Skills & Requirements:

*Thorough practical understanding of accounting principles and techniques

*High degree of communication skills, particularly attuned to working well with non-finance professionals

*Used to working in fast paced environment providing accurate and timely information to a high standard

*Knowledge of Sage and Excel

*Key Performance Indicators:

*Tasks completed in a timely manner

*Attendance, reliability

*Taking the initiative

* Good sense of humour

* Excellent promotion prospects to Financial Controller and even Finance Director.