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Job

Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £27000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

  • Contact email:

    faith.collins@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    FC/8786_1573228515

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-08

  • Consultant:

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Looking for a fast paced working environment and business who are exceptional at personal progression and development?

Sewell Wallis are working with the largest company of their specialism within the UK who are currently looking for an Assistant Accountant due to a number of recent internal promotions. This team is bright, switched on and successful and looking for someone to come and really add value. Offering study support and a great benefits package this is a brilliant opportunity for the right candidate.

Progression opportunities at this company are vast and impressive, however initially the role will include;

*Reporting to the Finance Manager
*Day to day financial control for reporting
*Preparation of weekly and periodic financial and statistical reports
*Ensure weekly and period reporting is on time and is accurate
*Management and development of 2 part qualified Accounts Assistants
*Work alongside non-financial managers to develop strong commercial awareness and an understanding of key cost drivers, budget and flex mechanisms
*Ensuring all sales and purchase ledger routines are completed in a timely and accurate manner
*Undertake nominal ledger tasks including processing journals, nominal ledger cross charges and period end reconciliations
*Producing robust Budgets & Forecasts
*Costing projects & tracking actuals
*Involvement in Finance driven projects to improve controls and reporting
*Attendance and participation in periodic customer reviews
*Number 2 to Finance Manager supporting with Ad Hoc requests from the business
*Collation of weekly KPI's for Operations
*Ad-hoc reporting as required

The person;

*Self-motivated
*Drive to achieve
*Ability to build relationships with other departments
*Willingness to learn new skills at a fast pace
*Ability to prioritise workload, delegate where necessary and work to tight deadlines
*Able to work in a team environment as well as on own initiative
*Numerate and methodical with good problem-solving skills and a high level of attention to detail
*Able to seek, evaluate and organise information in a pressure environment. Meeting tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy
*Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
*Advanced Excel skills

For more information please contact Faith Collins

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.