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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
Salary: £35,000
Start Date: Urgent
Duration: 12 months
REF: ASH16682JH_1518714890
Contact Name: Jon Heard
Contact Email: jheard@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

A market leading manufacturer is seeking an Assistant Accountant / Financial Accountant with good accounts preparation experience to add to their team based in the Rednal area, SW Birmingham, West Midlands (commutable from parts of Worcestershire & Warwickshire). Initially a fixed term contract for 12 months (maternity cover), but may be able to offer more opportunities with continue growth for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be tasked with performing accounting and bookkeeping for a European region of the group structure. The role will involve updating the ERP system, uploading actuals onto the Accounts software, preparing forecasts, creating monthly balance sheet reconciliations as well as managing monthly, quarterly and yearend financial reports.

In order to be suitable for this role you must be a part or fully qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA or AAT) with some experience working in an Assistant Accountant, Financial Accountant, Senior Bookkeeper or similar role. It is essential to have broad financial accounts experience as well as good knowledge of Accounts software and excellent Excel skills (macros, vlookups, hlookups…etc.).