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Interim Assistant Accountant

Location: Greater London, Kentish Town
Sector: Education
Date Posted: 17/03/2021
Salary: £110 - £115 per day
Specialism: Finance
Ref: RB14675
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Robertson Bell are pleased to be partnering with a Multi Academy Trust, based in North London, to recruit an Interim Assistant Accountant on a 6-month contract with potential to be extended or made permanent.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Complete monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet control accounts including bank reconciliations, accruals, prepayments and fixed asset account reconciliations.
  • Assist in the production of the monthly management accounts.
  • Review of restricted and unrestricted income and expenditure.
  • Processing on invoices including matching invoices to purchase orders, ensuring these have been approved.
  • Preparation and review of the payment runs.
  • Dealing with any budget holder and supplier queries.
  • Process VAT returns.
  • Review aged debtors and monitor debtor control process.
  • Managing the monthly submission of payroll data and completing monthly reconciliations of payroll control accounts and post payroll journals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least 5 years’ experience working within a finance department, ideally working within the Education sector.
  • Ideally have experience of using Access Dimensions and be an intermediate user of Microsoft Excel.
  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to explain accounting concepts to non-finance staff.
  • Knowledge and experience of month-end accounting processes and exceptional reconciliation skills.

Unfortunately, my client is unable to offer home-working so this role will require someone in their socially distanced, COVID secure offices 5 days per week.

This role is inside of IR35.

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