Assistant Accountant (12 month maternity cover)

Guildford, Surrey
£35,000 - £42,000 ( dependent on experience)
13 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Accountant (12 Month Maternity Cover Contract)- rapidly growing, innovative food related business.

Based: Near Guildford, Surrey

Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 (dependent on experience) plus  benefits

12 month Maternity Cover

3 days per week in the office, remainder remote working

Seeking a part qualified ACCA, CIMA, AAT  or qualified by experience

Assistant Accountant - About the business

A rapidly growing and innovative specialist food related business that is shaking up its sector and creating a real buzz. Vibrant organisation that is expanding both in the UK and on the international stage.

Assistant Accountant - About the role

Working closely alongside the Senior Finance Manager, duties will include:

  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager with month end and the production of timely management accounts
  • Maintain and reconcile all balance sheet accounts 
  • Assist with year end preparation and external audit process
  • Provide cover for accounts payable and accounts receivable processes
  • Record and reconcile personal expense claims
  • Ensure robust financial controls are in place
  • Ad hoc tasks as delegated by the Senior Finance Manager

Assistant Accountant - Candidate requirements:

Looking for an energetic self starter who can hit the ground running...

  • Part qualified  CIMA or ACCA or qualified by experience
  • Good academics and ideally degree educated
  • Willing to work in a contract capacity for at least 12 months
  • 3 - 8 years of proven finance experience with at least some exposure to working in industry
  • Previous experience in a fast moving, dynamic organisation
  • Strong system skills and IT literacy
  • An excellent team player with a confident, outgoing personality
  • A strong communicator and team player

Assistant Accountant - benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 3 days in the office per week / remote working
  • Company discount
  • Excellent benefits

This is a truly outstanding role at an exciting time in the company's growth. The Assistant Accountant will play an integral part of this and will be a highly visible and influential role within the business - a fantastic opportunity to gain some excellent experience and take your career to the next level.

Looking at a September start date and the interview process will start soon so if it of interest please do not delay in sending over your CV. This is a full time role but we will also consider outstanding individuals that are looking to work on a four day a week basis.

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