Assistant Accountant

Posted 07 September 2022
Salary £150 - £170 per day
Job type Contract - Inside of IR35
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our Client, a business intelligence and exhibitions group, is currently hiring an Assistant Accountant to suppot day to day accounting practive.


  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts for specific product areas
  • Reconcile revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the accounting system and SAP system
  • Perform WIP analysis, product costing, provisions
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Royalty, profit share and commission calculations
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Analyse and solve ad hoc problems using your knowledge of the business and the systems
  • Assist with ad hoc duties as needed, including covering workload in other teams
  • Calculate bonus/commissions provisions
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Checking sub ledgers from internal departments
  • Liaise with Finance Operations and Cash Operations for reconciliation queries
  • Capitalising assets
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Publish financial results in the relevant finance system
  • Tax & Compliance duties


  • Strong academic background, Accounting degree preferable
  • Must be currently studying AAT or keen to start the ACCA (if they qualify through exemptions from their studies.)
  • Has a good understanding of SSC processes and how these fit into the wider environment
  • Able to work independently and work towards hitting deadlines and priorities
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential

This is a full-time, contract (Inside IR35) position for an initial period of 6 months with the potential to extend and/or become permanent (although this is not guaranteed).

Please apply online to be considered.