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Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel
Burgess Hill, England
£27500 - £32000 per annum
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

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Assistant Accountant / Burgess Hill / Accountancy / Finance / Engineering

Client Details

A well respected international engineering organisation are looking to recruit a permanent Assistant Accountant.


As Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for:

* Nominal ledger maintenance and ownership for several group entities (UK and overseas)
* Month-end close activities including journal posting, bank reconciliations, forex revaluations, fixed assets, inter-company billings etc.
* Assist with preparation of internal and parent company consolidated monthly management accounts and associated reports to strict deadlines (listed parent company)
* Variance analysis and ability to communicate results to non-financial staff
* VAT compliance (including overseas)
* Ensure accurate coding of sales and purchase ledger invoices
* Second stage review of staff expenses and company credit card expenditure
* Monitoring of all group bank accounts including via internet banking
* Arrange bank transfers and payments as necessary
* Knowledge of the Purchase Ledger function to provide support and coverage
* Assist with the preparation of statutory financial statements for several group entities
* Inter-company reconciliations and payments


* Relevant accountancy qualification
* Preferably some experience working within an Accountancy Practice
* Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office - Advanced Excel, with a good working knowledge of the other programmes
* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
* Pro-active with a desire to improve processes and business performance
* Team player and effective communicator

Burgess Hill office based.

Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 5:30pm & Friday 8:30am - 1:00pm

Job Offer

£28-32,000 DOE


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