Job Description

Assistant Accountant

MacKenzie King are currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join a global business, based in Ipswich, within their Central Accounting team. This is a key role within their Central Accounting team where you will be responsible for maintaining accurate General Ledger accounts, posting journals, and performing reconciliations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely settlement of payments
  • Maintenance and control of the 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 the local team with audit queries and supporting documents/files
  • Key day-to day contact for local team on queries and servicing requirements
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with key business contacts
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting requests and queries and finance projects as required

Key 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 would be advantageous.

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.