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Interim Assistant Accountant



Ref DS9832

We‘re at interview stage but it‘s not too late. Suitably experienced candidates invited to apply ASAP.

Interim Assistant Accountant - Liskeard - £25-28,000 + Excellent benefits

Trial Balance Consulting have been engaged by a new client, a well-established specialist services business and a true Cornish success story. The company has multiple income streams with operations in Cornwall and throughout the UK, all of which have generated a sizeable increase in sales. The business now seeks to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join them for a 12-month fixed term contract, an assignment that offers high potential to convert to a permanent contract. 

This is an interesting and broad role that will work as a small team, working closely alongside an experienced Financial Controller in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the business. Key responsibilities of the role include;

- Assist the FC in compiling management information with commentary

- Act as a key point of contact to both suppliers and key customers 

- Work closely with the Financial Controller, in all aspects of managing the day-to-day financial health of the group 

- Take a lead role in managing the accounts payable function

- Assume a variety of transactional responsibilities to include bank reconciliations, fixed asset and balance sheet reconciliations, invoicing and daily/weekly/monthly transactions

- Support FC/FD in preparation of annual audit

- VAT reporting

- Assist with monthly payroll processing

- Provide support to finance team during absences 

For this role we seek a motivated and career driven Assistant Accountant with at least two years of recently gained experience in a similar capacity. Candidates may be part/fully AAT qualified or suitably qualified through vocational experience. The company is technology focussed, currently using a SAGE Based platform, so applicants should possess good IT aptitude and problem solving skills. This is a highly visible role that works with an energetic team and liaises with colleagues throughout the business so excellent communication/interpersonal skills required. 

The successful candidate will benefit from a well-supported and developing role with a company that can boast excellent staff retention and superb financial/non-financial benefits. For further details and to apply, please contact Dan Saunders quoting reference DS9832 as soon as possible. 


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