Assistant Accountant

Location
England, Leicestershire, Leicester
Salary
£27500 - £37500 per annum + Hol: 25+STAT, Generous Pension, Remote
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
24 May 2021
Ref
11845
Contact
Leicestershire Jobs
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
11845 - Assistant Accountant Job Spec
Location: Leicester

Summary
Our Client - a prestigious & well-established manufacturer / innovator based in Leicester - is seeking an experienced Accountant to assist with the company's accounts preparation on a full-time permanent basis. A newly created position, our client needs someone to start ASAP, therefore they would also consider interim / temp-2-perm candidates.

The Role
Reporting to the FC, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the following:

*Assist with the preparation of the company's monthly accounts,
*Profit & loss analysis & balance sheet accounts,
*Bank management & cashflow forecasting,
*Preparation / review of balance sheet recs,
*Ensure fixed asset register is properly maintained,
*Accruals & prepayments,
*Oversee purchase ledger function,
*Preparation & submission of VAT returns,
*Payroll cover (occasional), monitor compliance, i. PAYE, pensions paid on-time,
*Monitor work on customs documentation / intellectual property rights administration.

The Right Person
*Availability: preferably immediately available / on short notice,
*Part OR Fully-Qualified AAT, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent,
*Must possess previous broad accounting & payroll experience within industry,
*Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
*Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team,
*Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
*Experience with projects / system implementation is desirable,
*Strong IT skills incl. MS Excel. Experience using SYSPRO would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Package
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £27,500 - £37,500 (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time (early finish on Fridays)
*Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
*Generous Company Pension (up to 7% EEs / 8% ERs)
*Remote working initially (laptop provided), but the role WILL be based in the office long-term,
*Death-in-Service Benefit,
*On-site Parking.

If you - or someone you might know - are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11845) on 0116 254 9404.

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