We're on the lookout for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join our well-established client based in Loughborough on a 3-month temporary contract.
About the role:
As an Assistant Accountant, your main responsibilities will include:
Ensure all accounts logs are correctly maintained
Utilise reports in order to monitor the performance of tasks and track KPI’s
Take an active approach to ensure KPI’s are met and reviewing Accounts processes as required in order to improve team efficiency
Assist the accountant with the month-end/year-end preparation including but not limited to posting journals and reconciliations
Assist with preparation of statutory reporting documents
Review cash flow forecast prepared by junior accounts members
Control income, cash flow and expenditure
Ensure a credit check has been run by the accounts officer for all new customers once necessary documents have been approved and signed
Ensure customer details are up to date on the internal accounts system accurately and on time
Assist senior accountants with periodic review of existing customer credit limits
To assist senior accountants and accounts managers with planning overall workload whilst striving to meet targets, deadlines and company objectives
Ensure credit notes are raised appropriately for approved customer credit claims
Review payment lists and ensure bank details are up to date
Assisting accounts with the day-to-day maintenance of accounts software
Continually look for cost savings in all products and services and actively approach new and existing suppliers
To be considered for this role, you will require:
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbally)
Have previous experience as an assistant accountant to already have knowledge of processes and procedures
Excellent understanding of account-based software
High attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
At least 3 years within an office-based administrative environment
For more information and to apply, get in touch with Courtney at our Loughborough branch by clicking 'Apply Now' to submit your application.
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