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Accounts Assistant

Employer
Major Recruitment
Location
Tyne & Wear, North East England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, CIMA
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Key Responsibilities

The role will involve taking responsibility for the completion of reconciliations to a high level of accuracy


• Balance sheet reconciliations (including but not limited to control account reconciliations and bank reconciliations)


• Adherence to internal control policies and procedures.


• Support on departmental risk and control activities including process reviews (flowcharts/process mapping), risk identification, identification of control gaps or improvements, design of updated controls, documentation of control descriptions


• Identification of opportunities for process and control automation


• Support on implementation and embedding of internal controls


• Support on resolution of control issues, including problem solving and proposing creative and pragmatic solutions.

Skills and Experience


• Work prioritisation and diary management


• Effective engagement in the performance review process and training and development planning


• Systems of financial control, including balance sheet ownership and reconciliation and maintenance of financial records
• Principles of continuous improvement and their application


• Understanding of the external audit process, including planning and delivery


• Knowledge and skills as required on a project-by-project basis.


• Excellent working knowledge of MS Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) and Worksite


• Experience of Sage X3 preferred but not essential
• Online banking interface
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