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Assistant Accountant

Location: SWINDON, WILTSHIRE Salary: 21000 - 23000 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3111762
Assistant Accountant
£21,000-£23,000 per annum + Benefits
Full Time/Permanent

I'm recruiting exclusively on behalf of a client of mine who are a prestigous Facilities Management firm based in Swindon. They're looking for an Assistant Accountant to come on board and join their dynamic accounts team.

The role is to work as an Assistant Accountant to provide services across a portfolio of projects.

-To assist Lead Accountant in month end duties including but not limited to , raising client invoices, posting journals, month end reporting, forecasting
-To provide support for quarterly SOX and compliance testing
-To support the Lead Accountant / Accountant by carrying out ad-hoc tasks.
-To develop process and guidance notes
-To provide cover for Account Clerks

Qualifications, Experience & Skills


-Attention to detail.
-Ability to work to deadlines
-Ability to work as part of an integrated team or individually as required
-Has worked in roles where he/she has had to accept responsibility for data accuracy within own remit and work area and compliance with company and or legal requirements
-Good MS Office Application skills
-Relevant experience; AAT qualified or working towards AAT qualification ( or equivalent)
-IT skills


-Experience of working with SharePoint
-Experience of working in a company that provides facilities management services
-Experience of SAP

Key Tasks:

-Creating and posting client invoices in to SAP
-Creating and posting month end journals (including accruals and prepayments)
-Verify supplier invoices as per the contract agreement and within the time schedules agreed with the Client.
-Ensure that the supplier invoices which are disputed are well documented and -communicated within the time schedules as agreed with the Client.
-Liaise with the Supplier, other team members and Client to ensure speedy resolution of supplier invoice disputes
-Support the Senior Accounts Clerk / Lead Project Accountant on tasks such as preparation of regular or ad-hoc reports, month-end close process, budgets & forecasts etc.
-Any other ad-hoc tasks as may be required.

Interview for this role are commencing early next week with an immediate start for the right candidate.

Please get in touch for more information now -

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