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Goodman Masson

Assistant Accountant

Goodman Masson
Colchester, United Kingdom
Posted 4 days ago In-Office Contract Negotiable
Leading international events, intelligence and scholarly research group requiring a Assistant Accountant to join them on a 6 months contract based in Colchester.

Leading international events, intelligence and scholarly research group requiring a Assistant Accountant to join them on a 6 months contract based in Colchester.

Background:
We're the specialist's specialist. Through hundreds of powerful brands, we work with businesses and professionals in specialist markets, providing the connections, intelligence and opportunities that help customers grow, do business, make breakthroughs and take better informed decisions.

Listed on London Stock Exchange and a member of FTSE 100, with over 11,000 colleagues working in more than 30 countries.

Key Responsibilities
The Assistant Accountant is expected to assume some of the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts for specific product areas; this may cover multiple divisions. Reconcile revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the accounting system and SAP system
  • Perform WIP analysis, product costing, provisions (i.e. stock) Understand and apply within working practices the key drivers that impact the monthly Management Accounting reports
  • Assist in the production of financial analysis
  • Royalty, profit share and commission calculations
  • Calculate bad debt provisions, accruals and prepayments
  • Analyse and solve ad hoc problems using your knowledge of the business and the systems
  • Assist with ad hoc duties as needed, including covering workload in other teams
  • Calculate bonus/commissions provisions
  • Process intercompany transactions
  • Checking sub ledgers from internal departments
  • Liaise with Finance Operations and Cash Operations for reconciliation queries
  • Capitalising assets
  • Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Publish financial results in the relevant finance system
  • Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSC


For your application to qualify:
Qualifications & Experience

  • Strong academic background, Accounting degree preferable
  • Must be currently studying AAT or keen to start the ACCA
  • Has a good understanding of SSC processes and how these fit into the wider environment
  • Able to work independently and work towards hitting deadlines and priorities.
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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Job ID  BBBH123918
ABOUT COMPANY
London, United Kingdom
HR & Recruitment

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.

 

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