Assistant Accountant - 6 month contract

Ref: GI210916   •   £28,000 - £30,000 per annum   •   Milton Keynes   •   Fixed Term Contract   •   Posted in Finance & Accountancy

Assistant Accountant - If you’re part-qualified, have a minimum of 2 - 3 years’ solid commercial accounting experience, with sound working knowledge of core accounting procedures, a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, excellent inter-personal skills and are, or soon to be, available to undertake an initial 6 month contract, based both from home and the office…then I’d like to hear from you.

This prestigious, part government funded, Milton Keynes based organisation is embarking on a number of key projects and wishes to strengthen its team by appointing an experienced Assistant Accountant, on a 6 months fixed term contract basis, that will then support the businesses overall payroll and other accounting based activities.

Working closely with the Head of Finance and wider finance function you’ll assist with the preparation and production of management accounts, budgets and forecasts, along with various financial accounting activities and ad-hoc projects as directed.
Your duties will involve;

  • Assisting with monthly management accounts preparation and associated duties
  • Preparation of accruals and prepayments
  • Journal entries
  • Fixed asset register maintenance
  • Reporting
  • Assisting with balance sheet reconciliations
  • Quarterly forecasting and annual budgets
  • Assisting with project accounting
  • Helping to improve and enhance processes and procedures

You’ll be an Assistant Accountant that’s able to demonstrate excellent all-round communication skills, whether via telephone or video conference, along with strong self-motivation, enthusiasm and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with the wider department, albeit remotely and based from home on a day to day basis. A good solid understanding of MS Office, particularly Excel and Word is also essential.

An excellent opportunity to secure a coveted Assistant Accountant role with a very well established industrial consultancy and work from home, but within a supportive team environment.

On offer in return is a salary of circa £27,000 - £30,000 per annum, negotiable subject to experience, and a range of benefits that include:

  • Death In Service life assurance, 4 x salary
  • Up to 28 days paid annual holiday entitlement (excluding statutory bank holidays)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • A laptop computer and other associated equipment will be supplied

Please not that this role will be both home and office based. In this respect you should ideally live within the Milton Keynes area and possess your own transport. 37.5 hours per week.

If you fit the above profile and would like to know more or apply for this Assistant Accountant role, please forward your CV by applying today or call Gavin Ibell on 01908 929042 for more information and to discuss your suitability.

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