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Reference - 49210
Location - Staffordshire
Salary - £10
Job type - Temporary

My client is a fast moving business with an international presence and turn over in excess of £1.2b.

Due to continued growth they now have a vacancy for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join the team, working from the head office near Tamworth.

Working as part of the Cash and Banking, you will assist with the below duties:

• Optimise the integrity of the Cash and Bank records and related Financial Reporting systems through the maintenance of high quality controls and procedures, ensuring efficient and effective control achieved at all times
• To provide cash accounting and administrative support within the Finance Department to the branches and the management accounting function in respect of cash and banking transactions
• Bring to the notice of the relevant manager, all incidents where procedures are not being properly administered and ensure that suitable disciplinary action is taken
• Total operation of and responsibility for specific branches:
• Look after assigned branches for cash and banking purposes
• Daily point of contact for assigned branches
• Reconciliation of daily cash reports from branches
• Confirming all cash and cheques are promptly credited to bank accounts
• Process head office cheque refunds for branches
• Investigate and deal with all cash queries
• Investigate and resolve any differences
• Monitor G4S collections, follow up missed collections and ensure credits received
• Liaise with third party cheque debt collector to ensure recovery
• Assist in new branch set-up
• Prepare and enter journal entries into general ledger
• Assist in the development of robust Cash and Bank processes and ongoing improvements to current practice

Applicants will need experience in a similar position, with a proven knowledge of bank reconciliations.

You will be experienced working within a busy business, ideally with knowledge of multi currency, managing multiple bank accounts whilst maintaining the company general ledger.

In return, my client can offer an excellent working environment, fantastic benefits along with study support and a basic salary of up to £21,000, and excellent short and long term career prospects.

FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer, and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.

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