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Assistant Accountant

Advancing People
Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Advancing People - Recruitment Specialists are now recruiting for an Assistant Accountant for their client based in Bedford, Bedfordshire. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and forward-thinking company that offers an array of valuable and specialist services across the country.

The purpose of this role is to support the Financial Controller in the creation and presentation of the monthly accounts as well as to analyse financial data by collecting, monitoring and creating reports and financial models to enable effective decision making.



  • To assist with producing monthly Management accounts
  • Preparation of journals, accruals and prepayments and overseeing all P&L accounts
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts on a quarterly basis
  • Involvement in the preparation of quarterly VAT return
  • Maintenance of the cashflow forecast on a daily basis.
  • Assisting with year end and statutory accounts
  • Support other members of the team when required.

Person Specification:
  • Part-Qualified CIMA/ACCA and/or full AAT qualification or relevant experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Organised, analytical and have good attention to detail.
  • The ideal candidate must have a can-do attitude, be able to adapt and have a positive mindset to change.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment

This is a full-time permanent position offering an attractive basic salary of up to £35,000 with attractive company benefits

This position offer flexibility to work remotely / Work from home 3 days a week - Hybrid Working Model

Advancing People - Recruitment Specialists

Advancing People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency.

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