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Assistant Accountant

Published 23 January 2024
£15.00 - £20.00 per hour + will be dependent on experience
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 23rd January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Finance Support
Macildowie is proud to partner with a thriving Loughborough-based business in their search for a talented individual to join their dynamic finance team on a temporary basis.

Position: Finance Support Specialist/Assistant Accountant (Temporary)
Location: Loughborough

Responsibilities: As a Finance Support Specialist, you will play a crucial role in assisting the head of finance and the wider team during the implementation of their new finance system. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Bank Reconciliations: Conducting accurate bank reconciliations, setting up bank payments, and recording essential accounting entries.
  • Supplier Payments: Producing and processing supplier payments, while maintaining meticulous records of management expenses.
  • General Ledger Support: Providing support in maintaining and reconciling the general ledger.
  • Month End Processes: Collaborating with the finance team to ensure the smooth delivery of month-end finance processes.
  • Supporting the finance team through a systems change to SageL50
  • Regulatory Reporting: Assisting with regulatory reporting and financial accounting activities as required.

Requirements: To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills:

  • Previous Accounting Experience: Demonstrable experience in various accounting functions, with a focus on reconciliations, general ledger activities, and month-end processes.
  • Extensive experience with Excel and SageL50 is essential for effectively managing financial data and supporting the team.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail to ensure accuracy in financial records and reporting.
  • Team Player: A collaborative and supportive team player who can work effectively in a friendly finance team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact on this businesses finance operations during this crucial period. If you are a proactive and experienced finance professional looking for a temporary role in a vibrant environment, we encourage you to apply!

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