Assistant Accountant

Forbes Hunt
£30,000 - £35,000 + Bonus + Study Support
19 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client:
Forbes Hunt are currently working with a world leading Hertfordshire based Pharmaceutical business to add an Assistant Financial Accountant to their growing Finance Team. Our client is committed to delivering solutions that have a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of the patients their products treat and are constantly seeking new opportunities to expand their current treatment offerings. As a young and ambitious business, they have experienced huge growth over the last 4 years and are forecasting similar growth moving forward meaning the finance function is expanding - this is an exciting opportunity in a challenging new role.

Job Specification/Core Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager you will be responsible for the following tasks:
•    Assist in bank reconciliations to meet month-end deadlines.
•    Support monthly close process and ensure timely completion.
•    Maintain Ledger Accounts and assist with the preparation of VAT returns.
•    Assist in ad hoc reporting and variance analysis.
•    Ensure the general journals log is kept up to date and signed off 
•    Assist in the prep and reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts including intercompany, fixed assets, prepayments, payroll, and accruals. 

Key Requirements:
•    Part Qualified Accountant – ACCA/ACA/CIMA.
•    Minimum intermediate level MS Excel skills. 
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment working to strict deadlines.
•    Ideally have experience working for a multinational company with a complex ERP system.

•    On-site parking
•    Private Health Insurance
•    25 days annual leave + Public Holidays
•    Competitive bonus scheme
•    Excellent starting salary
•    Experienced and professional management team
•    Study support available