Salary:

£31000 - 34000 / annum

Location:

Swindon

Date posted:

14th June 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

DB0989

Staffing area:

Accounting and Finance


Description

Robert Half are currently working with a highly respected and established growing national business based in Swindon who are looking for an Assistant Financial Accountant to join their team on a permanent full-time basis.

Role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Day to day management of the AP function including line management of 5 staff
  • Continually reviewing the internal controls associated with the day to day transactions of the business
  • Preparation of draft Statutory Accounts
  • Ensuring all general ledger and balance sheet postings are appropriately authorised and supported
  • Assisting the team in cash management, ensuring cash is managed and returns maximised
  • Analysis of tax information and reporting of information to internal and external customers

Profile

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A solid understanding of double entry accounting and relevant financial transactions
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain accounting transactions to both financial and non-financial colleagues
  • The ability to implement process improvements and review and enhance existing controls
  • Strong system skills, including excel, word and ideally SAP Finance
  • A professional and confident attitude, and able to act with a high level of integrity at all times
  • Close attention to detail and ability to process data efficiently and accurately
  • The ability to highlight and identify risks and potential control issues
  • Part-qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience of line managing a small team preferred but not essential

Company

A prestigious and highly sought after employer based in Swindon who have open plan and modern offices as well as a supportive and friendly work environment.

Salary & Benefits

This role is paying between £30,000 and £34,000 pa DOE based on experience and offers an

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice

Requirements
Assistant Accountant


Swindon

Suite B, Ground Flr,
The Stella Building,
Whitehill Way, Swindon
SN5 6NX
gb
01793 571900
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