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Assistant Accountant

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
£24,000 to £27,000
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
Assistant Accountant

Permanent Role

Based in Hemel Hempstead

£24,000 - £27,000

A role for an Assistant Accountant has arisen for a well known brand based in Hatfield. As part of the finance team, this position will have core responsibility for the capitalisation of their projects and accurate recording of depreciation.

Main responsibilities:

Liaising with project managers to close out capital projects and accurately process through the company finance system
Ensure depreciation is recorded monthly and to accrue depreciation of assets when required
Review and process asset impairments and disposals
Production and posting of journals, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant accounting standards
Production of month-end and year-end reports, such as the fixed asset register, disposals schedule, work in progress schedule and statutory accounting notes
Production of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
Responsible for the month-end close of the Fixed Asset module within the company finance system
Provide auditors with accurate and relevant information, assisting with the sign-off of statutory and regulatory accounts within required timescales
Support other Finance teams as required to ensure business requirements are met

You will:

Have experience within a similar role
Be AAT qualified or part qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA - study support is available
Have technical accounting skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to analyse data
Ability to deliver high quality internal and external reporting
Ability to organise and prioritise tasks with conflicting priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in liaising with non-finance Project teams and external stakeholders (i.e. auditors)
Ability to use a range of IT software, including Microsoft Office applications (MS Excel in particular)
Ability to create and maintain large documents

This Assistant Accountant Role is based in Hemel Hempstead and it's working for a very reputable company. The salary is between £24,000 and £,27,000 depending on experience plus many company specific benefits.

If you want to take the next step in your career and are interested in this role and have the relevant experience then please apply or contact me at
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  • Job Reference: 318660296-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Robert Walters
    Robert Walters
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent