Job Description

Assistant Accountant

MacKenzie King are currently recruiting an Accounting Assistant to join a global business within their Central Accounting team. This is a key role within their Central Accounting team where you will be responsible for your own portfolio of clients, reporting into the Central Accounting Services Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely settlement of technical payments.
  • Maintenance and control of general ledgers.
  • 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.
  • The production of account reconciliations and confirmations to local finance teams.
  • Document and maintain standardised departmental processes and procedures.
  • Assist other teams with audit queries and supporting documents.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with key business contacts.
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting requests, queries and finance projects as required.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Problem solving mentality.
  • Ability to work well as a part of a team.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Studying towards ACCA/CIMA qualification.

This is a great opportunity to work for a forward thinking, progressive business with an excellent benefits package including a 35 hour working week, a generous pension and an agile working environment.