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16 February 2019

Group Accounts Assistant – Finance – Newcastle upon Tyne

Location: North East England

Salary: Competitive

Sector: Accountancy and Finance

Job Type: Contract

Job Reference: BMC/01/2445 NS

Contact

Nigel Spurr

DD: 0191 543 6867

M: 07508 056 036

The Company

GReece Grouproup Accounts Assistant

12 Month Fixed Term Contract (to cover Maternity leave) 

Based: Reece Group, Armstrong Works, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6UX

Competitive Salary and benefits package on offer

 

Overview:

BMC are delighted to be supporting Reece Group with the appointment of a Group Accounts Assistant on a fixed term contract to cover for maternity leave. Operating across a number of sectors globally, the Group is made up of a number of successful and recognisable companies including Pearson Engineering, Velocity UK and Responsive Engineering.

The successful candidate will support the Reece Group Finance function and will be responsible for a varying degree of input into the monthly finance routines of the parent and subsidiary companies.

Applicants should be suitably qualified, with relevant experience from a similar role and will be able to work as part of Reece Group’s small finance team. This is an exciting time to join the group, with a number of ongoing projects to support with.

Job Role

  • All aspects of accounts payable for subsidiary companies (incorporating invoice processing, payment runs, statement reconciliations)
  • Monitoring all aspects of accounts receivable ensuring control over the group’s debtors ledger.
  • Supporting with preparation of management accounts for subsidiary companies
  • Assisting with year-end accounting processes and respond to basic audit queries
  • Assisting with group consolidation activities
  • Undertaking routine internal audit checks of subsidiary companies
  • Support the Group Management Accountant and Group Finance Director where necessary
  • Provide support with budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Preparation of journals
  • Resolve accounting queries through effective liaison with stakeholders
  • Generic accounting / administrative tasks where necessary
  • Supporting with streamlining of financial processes across the Group

The following skills are desirable:

  • Experienced finance professional who can commit to the full duration of this contract
  • Applicants will be welcomed from individuals who are actively studying for a formal accounting qualification or are suitably qualified by experience
  • Strong IT knowledge – experience of using Pegasus Opera would be advantageous
  • Produces written work to a high standard
  • Demonstrates a high level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications including advanced Excel knowledge and skills
  • Communicates articulately and with confidence to both finance and non-finance staff
  • Is pro-active and takes ownership of tasks and objectives
  • Works to tight deadlines and prioritises based on the needs of the business
  • Produces accurate work with attention to detail
  • Works collaboratively within a team; offering support and asking for help as appropriate
  • Displays flexibility around work patterns in order to accommodate financial reporting deadlines
  • Is analytical and highly numerate
  • Demonstrates drive to deliver to the highest

Additional Information

  • This role is a fixed term contract for 12 months to cover for maternity leave
  • Working hours are Monday – Thursday 0830am – 1630pm & Friday 0830am – 1400pm
  • Applicants should be able to commit to the full duration of the 12 month contract
  • The role will be based at Reece Group, Armstrong Works, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6UX may also be required to work at Gosforth & Sunderland site from time to time
  • Applicants should be able to work both independently and as part of a small team

 

BMC Recruitment Group is exclusively handling the appointment of the Group Accounts Assistant role with Reece Group.   

 

For more information regarding the application process please contact: 

BMC’s Senior Finance Consultant, Nigel Spurr on:

0191 543 6867/ 07508 056 036

nigel.spurr@bmcrecruitmentgroup.com

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