Job Description

Accounting Assistant

MacKenzie King are currently recruiting an Accounting Assistant for a leading business based in Ipswich. In this newly created role you will assist in the preparation and submission of financial and management reporting and in the preparation and submission of external reports

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of quarterly results, budget and forecast
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of management accounts and commentaries in accordance with reporting timetable
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of statutory accounts and quarterly Solvency returns
  • Analyse and report on variances between actual and budget/forecast
  • Maintenance and control of the general ledgers
  • Responsible for processing & controlling of revenue and expenses
  • Responsible for general ledger postings and for the production of trial balances
  • Ensure general ledger is reconciled on quarterly basis and can be supported by third party evidence
  • Production of a currency balance sheet to ensure accurate currency matching
  • Recommend and implement process improvements
  • Liaising with external auditors during interim and year end audits
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with key business contacts
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting requests and queries and finance projects as required

This role offers a generous benefits package including a bonus and a flexible working environment with a 35 hour working week.