Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £12 - £15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Roper

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Cherry Professional are currently supporting a multi-academy trusts school organisation in recruiting a temporary assistant accountant, based in Central Leicester. The ideal candidate will be AAT Qualified, or working towards CIMA/ACCA. Previous experience of working in a school environment and/or using PS financial would be an advantage, but is not essential. The initial contract period is 3 month contract.

What is required of the role:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Analyse and report on variances vs Forecast and Plan
  • Assistant with the preparation of the monthly management account reporting pack
  • Accruals / Prepayments
  • Posting Journals

The right candidate:

  • Will be AAT qualified or working towards CIMA/ACCA
  • Have had experience of working in a finance team and exposure to month end work and balance sheet recs
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills