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Assistant Accountant

Job Reference: YB5061
Location High Wycombe
Contract Permanent
Salary £21,000 - £24,000 per annum
Hours 38 hours per week
Industry Finance

Job Description

We are hiring an Assistant Accountant in High Wycombe for a well known local company who are investing within their finance department. In this role, you will be exposed to all departments within the business allowing you to expand your skill set in a variety of tasks. Our client will support you in continuing your studies as you develop your career within this supportive company.


  • Working within the team to ensure accuracy around key business close-downs such as month-end
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of monthly financial statements
  • Preparing and posting journals
  • Maintaining up to date balance sheet reconciliations for major accounts
  • Reconciliation within desired timeframes
  • Ensuring an adequate back up of your data is recorded
  • Seeking and recommending process improvement contingencies
  • Calculate accruals and prepayments, preparing schedules and collating supporting documentation
  • Identify variances between actuals, budgets and forecasts
  • Support the  Finance Manager with the interim and annual statutory audit
  • Assist with the Budget and Forecast preparation for the business areas required
  • Support the business as a trusted point of contact for areas of responsibility including responding to ad-hoc queries, projects and information requests

Skills Required:

  •  Part Qualified accountant
  •  A keen understanding of general accounting functions
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Highly organised
  • An effective communicator
  • Strong eye for detail
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