Assistant Accountant (6 Month FTC)

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: £25k - 26k per year

Type: Fixed term contract

Closing Date: 12/03/2021

Primary role:

To support the Financial controller and Management Accountant and contribute to the day-to-day activities of the business and any other job-related tasks. To provide and process information accurately and meet demands/deadlines of the role.

Key Responsibilities:
• Oversight of PL & SL (ensuring both ledgers are kept up to date) for construction entity.
• Control Sage package for construction entity
• Process payments through bank
• Daily/Monthly bank reconciliation
• Posting Journals and preparation of management accounts
• Month end reports (Creditors/Debtors)
• Update cash flow analysis
• Rolling month end
• Assist with balance sheet reconciliations.
• Assist in processing of purchase invoices if required.
• Support the Management Accountant and the team with Accounts related queries.
• Assist the finance team where capacity allows.
• Telephone accounts primarily / reception secondarily
• Assist with Audit.
• Carry out any other reasonable job-related tasks.

Essential Characteristics:
• Good timekeeping and an ability to meet deadlines.
• Experience working the P&L, balance sheets and their preparation.
• Good attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal and customer facing skills.
• Organised, logical with a methodical approach
• Flexible and willing to learn.
• Good IT/Excel skills

Desirable characteristics:
• Numeracy and accounting skills
• Experience in working with accounting packages.
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.


Salary£25k - 26k per year
Job ReferenceLM6
Contract TypeFixed term contract
Closing Date12/03/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted05/03/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Lee Marshall

Senior Consultant


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