Assistant Financial Accountant

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    Accounting and Finance, Part Qualified

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Study Support + flexible Working

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    Daniel Thornton

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    0115 9222240

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    about 1 month ago

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Assistant Financial Accountant - £25k to £35k + Study Support and Flexible working– Leicester

Are you interested in gaining experience in a supportive work environment that prides itself on its internal routes of progression?

Are you a bright spark and want nothing more than to join a strong team of Finance professionals in an interesting sector?

Would you like the opportunity to gain exposure to fascinating accounting concepts and truly reach your full potential?

If you answered yes to these questions, then read on and learn about your future role!  
We at Cherry are ecstatic to share this brand-new opportunity with you; become an Assistant Financial Accountant in a company that want you to become the best version of you. This role comes with Study Support and Flexible Working meaning that it is ideal for those that want to become a fully Qualified Accountant in the future.

This role comes with the potential for you to get involved with the Management Accounts process as well as Cash Flow Management, it is a role for the kind of person that wants to take on all challenges that come their way.

- Role – Assistant Financial Accountant
- Salary and Benefits - £25k to £35k + Study Support + Flexible working
- Location – Leicester

Day to day you will take charge of the Month End Process, mainly focusing on AccrualsPrepaymentsVariance Analysis, and maintaining the Fixed Asset register. You will work in a team with a direct line to the Group Financial Reporting Manager and the Finance Business Partner allowing a truly unique insight into the functions of a billion-pound industry.

Essentials for the role:
- Part Qualified or actively working towards a Qualification in an accredited accounting body (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT).
- In depth knowledge of Balance Sheet Reconciliations.
- Previous exposure to the Month End process.
- Solid Excel and IT skills.
- Be confident enough to communicate and challenge and learn from the very best.

While these are essential it is not an exhaustive list, ideally candidates may also have the following qualities

Additional factors that would benefit applicants:
- Previous warehouse/retail financial experience.
- SAP systems knowledge.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, if you believe it is you, please do not hesitate to apply.

If you are applying for this role, you may have also applied for these roles: Fixed Asset Analyst, Financial Analyst, Assistant Accountant, Assistant Management Accountant, Management Accountant, Financial Accountant.

This role is commutable from: Leicestershire, Broughton Ashley, Lutterworth, Coalville, Hinckley, Coventry, Loughborough.

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