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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


£28000 - £35000 per annum + study support

Assistant Accountant (open to practice first-mover or industry background)

Polegate, East Sussex

Salary Negotiable + Study Support

An award-winning international client based in Polegate requires a technically competent and career focused Assistant Accountant to join them in a newly created role. My client is ideally looking for part- qualified to Finalist level studier who is committed to completing their qualification. They're negotiable on whether this individual comes from a practice or industry trained background, including being open to first-movers from practice.

Reporting directly to the Group Accountant and Finance Director, this individual will join an organisation that has an impressive and consistent history of growth, spanning over a century. Having had a significant market impact for some time now, the company are approaching a new and exciting phase of expansion, which will also see significant investments being made in their people.

This is a great prospect for someone looking to join an evolving business in a role that will offer genuine opportunities for career progression and promotion!

Role overview:

  • Assistance with month end management accounts
  • Ongoing expenditure analysis and review of past performance including commentary and forecasting
  • Assistance with the annual budgeting process and strategic planning
  • Assistance with weekly and monthly MI reporting
  • Accounting for foreign exchange transactions
  • Support in the preparation of statutory financial statements of UK and overseas entities and assisting with the annual audit process
  • Providing information for tax purposes to external advisors and reviewing tax computations

Candidate requirements:

  • Part-qualified to Finalist level Accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA)
  • Strong Excel skills – pivots, lookups etc
  • Experience of financial and budgeting processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to use own initiative and to take responsibility for decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Strong data management and analysis

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John for more information.