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  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, LE11
  • Salary: £14.00 - £15.00/hour per hour
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Office
  • Contact: Courtney York
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01509 633 633
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 02 December 2021

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


About you:

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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