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Interim-Permanent Assistant Accountant


Duration: Contract-Permanent


Ref EB7061

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Interim-Permanent Assistant Accountant - Saltash - Circa: £25,000

Trial Balance Consulting have been exclusively reassigned by our highly successful and longstanding client, a specialist retail business based in Saltash. They seek to recruit an experienced Assistant Accountant to join them, initially on an interim basis but with anticipated progression to a permanent position in early 2021. The role will initially be performed remotely before returning to the company headquarters. 

The company has fared well throughout the pandemic and this opportunity comes-about through continued expansion. The role works within a finance team of four people and reports directly to the Financial Controller. The Assistant Accountant will take a lead role in maintaining the transactional elements of the accounting lifecycle. 

Typical duties to include: 

- Accounts Payable 

- Accounts receivable

- Accounts to Trial Balance

- Balance sheet reconciliations

- Use of a bespoke ERP/accounting system

- General accounting duties as required

We’re looking for a candidate with at least 18 months of recently gained experience operating at Accounts Assistant or Assistant Accountant level, ideally (though not essentially), within a retail or services setting. The role would be particularly well suited to a recently qualified AAT candidate or somebody with suitable exposure at QBE level. Strong IT aptitude and good spreadsheet skills are essential as is the ability to learn new bespoke systems. 

The role will commence ASAP and the employer is keen to begin shortlisting for interview so applicants are encouraged to apply without delay. For further details and to apply, please contact Elle Benjamin quoting reference EB7061. 

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