Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Thames Ditton

Temp – Perm


My client is a forward thinking organisation looking to hire an Assistant Accountant on a temp-perm basis. This is a brand new position to provide all-round support to the busy finance department and the successful candidate will add-value through intelligent application of accounting learning and positive working attitude. Study support is also an option.

The job offers good, broad exposure across all P&L and Balance Sheet components, in addition to accounting for financing of assets and significant fixed asset registers.


Main responsibilities;-

  • Support Management Accountants in preparation of monthly management accounts:
    • Preparation of reconciliations of balance sheet items.
    • Analysis of results to explain variances from budget.
    • Preparation of management information to analyse profitability.
    • Posting of journals to accounting system.
    • Support efficient audit.
    • Ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Assist in preparation of internal financial reports to review stage.
  • Support workshop accounts teams as required to ensure correct reporting to Head Office.
  • Assist with set-up and maintenance of improved Fixed Asset register.
  • Occasional UK travel.

The ideal candidate will be part qualified, ideally at stage 2 of your studies. You must possess an extremely flexible attitude as you will also be expected to provide short term admin cover for the disposals team, which is a great opportunity to gain exposure to other areas of the business.



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