Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Roper

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  • Published:

    over 1 year 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 not essential. Initial 3 month contract, with the potential of permanent employment thereafter.

Role and responsibilities:

- 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

Desired skills and experience:

- AAT qualified or studying CIMA/ACCA
- Experience of working in a finance team
- Exposure to month-end, balance sheet recs and varience analysis
- Problem solver
- Strong Excel Skills
- Strong interpersonal skills