Accounts Assistant job in Gloucester at Hays

Accounts assistant

Company: Hays

Location: Gloucester UK

Date Posted:Mar 22, 2018

6 Month Fixed Term Contract - Full time - Assistant Accountant - £20,000 - £23,000. Your new company Hays Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join our esteemed client who specialise in in telecommunications. Ideally they are looking for somebody to join their team for a 6 month fixed term contract. The purpose of the role is responsible for performing various accounting functions in a timely and accurate manner in support of the accounting department; including posting and verifying entries into the general ledger, maintaining accounting records; journal entries and account reconciliations, assisting in month end closing, and other duties as assigned. The essential functions of the role are as follows: Accounting FunctionsAssist in performing various accounting functions in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to corporate departmental policies and procedures and updating manager on issues, timetables, and status of each functionPerform a variety of accounting tasks which include: calculating, posting and verifying financial data for use in maintaining accounting records for assigned business segmentsPrepare and enter month end journal entries and assist in month end closingAssist with departmental projects as assignedPrepare ad hoc financial reports and analysis as requested, ensuring all reports are completed accurately and according to designated timelines Accounting Policies/ProceduresKnow and support approved accounting and departmental policies and procedures including keeping up-to-date on internal controls concerning accounting functionsMaintain appropriate confidentiality of inquiries releasing only information allowed under department policies and procedures Report PreparationGenerate reports as requestedConduct research and compile data for report preparationPrepare reports, identify and resolve discrepanciesDistribute reports as requested by manager In return for this excellent full time 6 month fixed term contract the client is willing to offer an excellent working environment, with the possibility of extension and a competitive salary of £20,000 - £23,000 depending on experience. The client expects the successful candidate to have AAT qualifications and an in-depth knowledge of MS excel and have the ability to work to tight deadlines. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk View full job description
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