Accounts Assistant (1 year fixed term)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 17 February 2017

Salary: 25000 per annum + Benefits
Location: Helensburgh

Closing date: 03 March 2017
Job ref. no.: HB/Req/034269

My client, a global defence contractor, are looking for a Accounts Assistant, for a 12 month fixed term contract, in Helensburgh.

This role will support the Finance Team to deliver multiple deliverables across the accounting and financial control disciplines.

The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support Financial Accountant in the management of the balance sheet items
  • Management of AP balances including liaising with the UK Accounts Payable team
  • Perform credit control duties to ensure cash is converted timely.
  • Perform periodic asset audits as per the Assets Management process.
  • Day to day management of cheque book and perform periodic cheque audits as per internal process.
  • Support CAAS and Statutory audits including sampling support
  • First POC for all timesheet queries and processing.
  • Support month end activities including reporting.
  • Monthly analysis of payroll and staff related costs.
  • Processing manual overtime payments
  • Other Adhoc support

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Ideally you will already have SC Clearance
  • AAT qualified or part qualified or other similar qualification
  • Experience in a similar role
  • A sound knowledge of Microsoft office applications is essential, specifically excel.
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills essential.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Experience and understanding of accounting principles.
  • Understanding of AP function
  • Experience of working in a SOX Compliance environment would be useful
  • SAP experience or other ERP systems

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Contact Name Hazel Bates
Telephone 0131 333 1555
Address Recruitment Zone Ltd
Ratho Park
88 Glasgow Road
Newbridge
Edinburgh
EH28 8PP

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