Assistant Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£23,000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

**Assistant Accountant**
Assistant Accountant - £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Study Support
Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for market Leading Business based in Birmingham who are looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant to the team on a permanent basis.
To be responsible for monitoring nominal ledger balances and transactions, transacting postings and reconciling income, expenditure, assets and liabilities.
Assistant Accountant Principle accountabilities

  • Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the nominal ledger
  • Managing project and account code allocations
  • Liaising with Business Partners and other stakeholders to ensure business situations are reflected in the accounts
  • Reconciling balances to source systems, third party information and other reference points
  • Analysing balance movements and investigating deviations from expectation
  • Playing a key role in the monthly period end close
  • Differentiating between multiple business units and legal entities
  • Maintaining adherence to approval requirements and other policies
  • Contributing ideas and recommendations for team improvement
  • Monitoring and influencing team KPIs
  • Budgeting and Forecasting

Personal Skills & Experience

  • AAT qualified, or CIMA/ACCA part-qualified
  • Demonstrates a high level of comfort in using accounting systems
  • Aware of the varying ways nominal ledger transactions are posted and implications for the control approach
  • Strong data analysis skills (Excel inevitable; BI systems an advantage)
  • High level of attention to detail and a satisfaction in exact pounds and pence
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written skills (ability to communicate across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders)
  • Excellent time management skills (ability to work in a fast-paced environment)
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills (ability to work independently, flexibly and responsively)
  • Committed team player with a genuine 'can do' attitude (hard working, uses initiative and great with colleagues)

37 hour working week Monday to Friday
If this Assistant Accountant role is of interested do not hesitate in applying!