Assistant Accountant - Maternity Cover
Elevation Recruitment Group
Barnsley 
3d ago

Are you looking for an opportunity to really stretch your potential? Are you looking for a challenge within a fast-paced, growing business who are an employer of choice in the region?

We are currently recruiting for a thriving Manufacturing business based in the Barnsley area who have a rare opportunity for a driven Assistant Accountant to support and drive performance across all aspects of Finance to cover a period of maternity leave.

The job role is extremely wide and varied and the individual must be able to manage competing demands for time and be able to work effectively as part of a team and be a keen and willing team player.

Duties & Responsibilities will include :

  • Preparation of timely management accounts reports
  • Preparation of monthly reporting packs, variance analysis and commentary for review
  • Conduct monthly review meetings with venue / central department managers
  • Preparation and posting of month end journals, including accruals and prepayments
  • Balance sheet maintenance and reconciliations
  • KPI reporting
  • Year-end audit work and liaising with auditors
  • Assist with process improvements in the finance department and across the business to improve / standardise processes and controls across the group
  • Improvement in the implementation of new systems across the company
  • Assist venues and central departments with company-wide annual budgeting and monthly re-forecasting
  • Undertake other related projects or duties as required
  • Effectively motivate and support other members of the team
  • Work closely with colleagues to develop excellent working practices
  • To be successful for this role you MUST have the following attributes : -

  • Part Qualified (AAT / ACCA / CIMA)- Advantageous
  • Advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables, lookups etc.)
  • Be a highly motivated and focused individual who must be able and willing to roll up their sleeves and do day to day tasks i.
  • e. payment runs, invoice customers

    If you meet the criteria for this role and are interested in applying - please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss.

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