Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH6142_1567164214
Contact Name: Leanne Storey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2019 12:23

Job Description

Assistant Accountant
Up to £25k, Depending on Experience
Full Time, 3-6 Month Contract

Dynamite Recruitment is currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join one of our top clients based on the Outskirts of Southampton/Fareham. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a busy and experienced team.

The contract could be extended for the successful candidate.

The Role:

  • Assist the Head of Finance
  • Assist with preparing management and financial reports
  • Processing all financial transactions relating to the Sales and Purchase ledgers
  • Reconciling debtors and creditors ledgers
  • Processing bank transactions, petty cash and transfers and regularly reconciling all bank and cash accounts
  • Assisting with monitoring income and expenditure activity across the business divisions
  • Accurately processing the information received and reconciling the transactions including the inter-company ledgers
  • Ensuring that payments for shared services are made correctly and in time
  • Assisting budget holders in preparing budgets for and monitoring shared services
  • Assisting in the annual planning and budgeting process including preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Provide financial information to the Head of Finance and Senior Management Team
  • Reconciling account and general ledgers, journals and corrections
  • Assisting with the maintenance and development of financial systems
  • Assisting with internal and external audit exercises
  • Keeping abreast of new developments in accounting and financial reporting
  • Supporting the efficiency of the department by providing cover for co-workers in the Finance and Accounting Department

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience within a similar role
  • AAT/Accounting Graduate
  • Strong IT Literate; Word, Excel
  • Good organisation skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work independently to tight deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with a confident and tenacious telephone manner

This position is starting almost immediately so please only apply with little or no notice period.

Please contact Leanne Storey at Dynamite Recruitment for more details or apply now!!!!

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Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.