Assistant Accountant - Projects

Assistant Accountant - Projects

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  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance, Part Qualified

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gareth Davies

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  • Contact phone:

    07769 996 363

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

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Assistant Accountant – Finance - Projects - Leicestershire Up to £30,000 pa

We are recruiting an Assistant Accountant for a global SME Retail business based in Leicestershire, on an initial temporary basis with a view to permanent in the long term. The role is situated in close proximity to Leicester, Derby and Nottingham.

Are you a problem solver and a self starter? This role requires somebody with good levels of communication and somebody who considers themselves strong overall, given the varied nature of the tasks, and the fact you’ll initially be working from home.  

The Assistant Accountant - Projects job requires you to work with the rest of a tight knit team, initially remotely, before moving on site when restrictions on lockdown are lifted. This is very much a team role, where you’re aiming to support upwards with financial reporting as well as helping when required different teams such as AP.

Core weekly requirements include;

-Weekly reports
-Improving the data quality and process on the system at root cause
-Posting journals for month end
-Investigate project costs
-Work with the business to resolve adhoc queries
-Assist Accounts Payable with putting invoices on the system and resolving queries

We are looking for someone who can interview and start as soon as possible, so if you are available immediately or on a very short notice then apply with your CV. Given the current situation, interviews will be carried out via Zoom or Skype and remote working will be the norm until lockdown is relaxed.

You may have also applied for roles such as Finance Analyst, Accountant, Management Accountant, Finance Accountants, Accounts Assistant, Assistant Management Accountant.  

Due to Covid-19 please expect increased waiting times with all applications.

Due to Covid-19 please expect increased waiting times with all applications