Assistant Accountant - TNP - The Niche Partnership

Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant Job Details

Reference No:DJ-2194

Location:Portsmouth, Portsmouth

Salary:£30000 - £35000 Per Annum

Job Type:Permanent


Daniel James

Daniel James


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We have teamed up with a local defence company who are looking for an Assistant Accountant that enjoys creating lasting relationships within the business to support their various projects.

This is a brand-new Assistant Accountant role, created because this business is growing quickly! It’s a role heavily involved in business partnering.

Day to day, the Assistant Accountant role will involve managing the project accounting including allocating transactions, budget analysis and identifying variances for a variety of projects. As well as having business partnering capabilities to provide commentary over project performance.

Reporting to the Senior Project Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Revenue accounting – raising monthly project invoices and reconciling to the cost ledger
  • Business partnering with stakeholders
  • Review P&L and balance sheet to ensure WIP is accurate and on time
  • Attending weekly project meetings with the project team
  • Preparing monthly revenue and cost accruals and analysis for the finance team
  • Preparing monthly updated, detailed profit and cash forecasts for the project
  • Assisting the finance team in the preparation of annual budgets, quarterly forecasts and cash forecasts
  • Assisting the finance team in monthly reconciliation of project-related general ledger and vendor accounts

What you will need:

  • Previous project experience – internal projects or external projects
  • To be qualified (ACCA/CIMA), studying or qualified by experience
  • Experience of working in a deadline-driven role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and experience in the use of accounting systems
  • Excellent analytical skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Confident communicator and ability to interact with non-finance personnel at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work independently or as part of a team

What you will get:

  • Hybrid working model
  • Early Friday finish
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Highly supportive and collaborative environment
  • Company bonus

If you would like to find out more, please apply with your CV or LinkedIn PDF. We look forward to hearing from you!

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