Assistant Accountant

Job Reference: 887236


£28,000 - £35,000 per annum

Hybrid Working

MacKenzie King are excited to be supporting a long-standing and successful business in recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join their team, based on the outskirts of Ipswich. As an Assistant Accountant your role will be varied and you will support with various reporting requirements, purchase ledger, and complex reconciliations. Study support is included for a candidate studying towards AAT, ACCA, or CIMA.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts, including analysis of key variances and ensuring correct allocation of costs.
  • Reconciliation of Balance sheet accounts including intercompany accounts.
  • Assisting with the production of annual budgets & forecasts including cashflow.
  • Assist with the maintenance of financial models.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly & quarterly VAT returns.
  • Assist with maintenance of the Fixed Asset register.
  • Purchase ledger duties including processing and input of invoices, coding and matching to purchase orders, reconciliation of purchase ledger accounts to supplier statements.
  • Assist in chasing trade debt.
  • Cash book posting and processing payments.
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts and credit card statements.
  • Assist with month-end close process including accruals & prepayments.
  • Assist with preparation for the annual audit.
  • Other adhoc financial duties as and when required.

Qualifications and experience

  • AAT Qualified or studying towards.
  • Strong IT knowledge, to include Excel.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload effectively.
  • Ability to work autonomously and off your own initiative.
  • Good organisational skills.
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If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Stephanie Capstick

"This is a brilliant opportunity to join a business with large growth opportunities. You will be a part of a supportive team that champion your success."

Stephanie Capstick

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