Assistant Accountant

Permanent @Safron Grothier in Accountancy
  • Great Yarmouth, Norfolk View on Map
  • Post Date : 21st July 2022
  • Salary: £26,000.00 - £28,000.00 / Annual
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  • Job ID 34308

Job Description

We are delighted to be working with a fantastic Lowestoft based business as they look to appoint an Assistant Accountant. The Assistant Accountant will be involved in all day-to-day finance activities, ledgers, processes, controls and month end. In addition, the role is to provide a good solid reporting and financial management source for all projects works via a proactive hands-on approach.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following duties:




  • Support the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and budgets, and financial forecasts
  • Cash flow monitoring and forecasting (multi-currency)
  • Project costs tracking, month end project revenue recognition, project cost accruals
  • Review of Monthly Project P&Ls with analysis versus budget or forecast
  • Complete month end journals and nominal account reconciliations.
  • Complete and assist with completion of Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Perform reconciliations of Asset Registers, Purchase, Stock, Nominal ledgers, ensuring accurate transaction processing & timely period close
  • Ensuring consistent and efficient accounting processes and internal controls are in place and procedures are adhered to
  • Cover and assistance on Purchase Ledger and Purchase Order processing
  • Assist with external audit, liaising with group and to ensure smooth audit of annual financial statements



Person Specific:

  • Working towards full qualification (part qualified or AAT level) with 3 – 5 years’ experience within accounts OR 5+ year plus broad-spectrum experience in accounting role
  • General accounts (SAGE system is used)
  • P&L
  • Strong background in management accounting and controls.
  • Problem solving and solution experience
  • Fast paced Initiative and proactive
  • Positive approach and work ethic
  • Flexible approach to work




For more information contact Safron @ Atkinson Moss

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