Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £21k - 25k per year
Start Date: 22/01/2019
Reference: JO0000001108
Contact Name: David Whittle
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2019 15:15

Job Description

Assistant Accountant (Projects)
£21,000 - £25,000pa + Benefits

Great opportunity for an experienced Finance Professional to join our local Warwickshire client who form part of a successful International Group. This role would suit someone who is AAT qualified and has worked in a Finance/Accountancy environment for a number of years.

Working with a small UK finance function this is a great opportunity to really be part of a close knit and collaborative team culture. Reporting directly to the Project Accountant it will be your task to fully support on all matters relating to the financial control/reporting of multiple projects in relation to activities such as invoicing and sales/purchase order control. Specific tasks will include:-

  • Maintain accurate data for all planned invoices
  • Preparation of fee's and reimbursable invoices and supporting documentation
  • Prepare the Monthly back up for projects including approval and billing
  • Control of job sheets, sales order processing and invoicing
  • Control WIP reconciliation and month end revaluations
  • Promptly resolve any queries relating to invoice discrepancies
  • Provide support to the Credit Controller
  • Ongoing maintenance of internal systems
  • Ad hoc reporting

About you:

Ideally you will be AAT qualified or working towards a similar qualification. Key attributes that will see you fit nicely into the existing team include:- Excellent interpersonal skills, Ability to work to strict deadlines, passion for continual improvement, good team player, strong commercial and analytical awareness.

This is a great opportunity to join the UK division of an international organisation that is going through a period of exciting change. In this role you will be given a real opportunity to make a genuine impact and work in an environment where your opinion is listened to and valued. Due to the size of the UK Finance team there may not be specific opportunities to move up the career ladder but you will definitely be able to evolve the role itself and help to deliver improvements to processes and procedures.

Wallis Lynch operates as an employment business and employment agency for the provision of temporary and permanent vacancies.

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