Senior Accounts Assistant

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West Midlands
£30,451 to £34,728 per annum
Able Personnel UK Ltd
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Senior Accounts Assistant
Solihull based, then travel twice a month to Market Harborough and Leicester = 4 days per month (however some months no travel at all) and can start at a later time to avoid traffic, also the sites located on avoid the Town centres and all have free parking
Job role
Working for an Academy with multi site operations
Attending meetings with the Principals, Finance Director, Stakeholders and local enterprise partnerships and have the confidence to discuss financial information and reports in groups
Preparing data for month end accounts
Preparing monthly management accounts
Helping to train and mentor 2 members of staff – Finance Assistants
Manage and co-ordinate the annual statutory accounts exercise, supporting information for audit
Co-ordinating audits
To ensure management accounts reflect all transactions, produced on an accrual basis
Produce month end accounts
Attending meetings with senior members of staff
Nominal coding, correcting
Month end close down, Accruals
Reviewing aged creditors, clearing disputes, ensuring debit balances are resolved
Auditing balance sheets
Review purchase ledger entries to identify any capital expenditure and journal
Must have worked in the past in either a School or an Academy or a College or a University or another public sector organisation or in a Training Provider with multi sites or disciplines
Must be AAT qualified or partly qualified in other qualifications such as ACA or ACCA or working towards CIMA or CIPFA or willingness to study in the future for these and company can offer support with this once passed probationary period
Must have used Excel and comfortable using pivot tables
Must be willing to undergo a DBS, checks with past employers and safeguarding checks
Must have accounts experience and used to delivering information in group meetings to senior members of staff
Salary and Benefits
£30,451 to £34,728 per annum
Free Parking
20% pension contribution paid by the Academy
Death in Service – 3 times salary
27 Days Holidays + stats per annum
Childcare vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Monday to Friday – 8am to 4pm or 9am to 5pm (can choose) earlier finish on a Friday

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Able Personnel UK Ltd
Tel: 0121 702 1408
Contact: Julie Lawrence

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