Assistant Accountant – Respond Housing Association

The role of the Assistant Accountant is to provide professional support within Respond!s Head Office Finance Department.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the input of supplier invoices, reconciliation of creditor statements and production of payment run.
Posting of month end journals and preparation of supporting schedules.
Reconciliation of various bank and petty cash accounts.
Assisting with Job Costing reporting
Preparation of prepayments and accruals
Assist in the production and completion of monthly management and quarterly financial accounts.
Assisting with the preparation of accounts for Annual Audit and Internal Audit
Assisting with the preparation of grant submissions
Assisting with the preparation of annual budgets
Engagement in accounting and system development project
Any other duties that may arise from time to time

The successful candidate will have:
Good computer literacy including proficiency in the MS Office suite
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Ability to work on own initiative and as a team player
Ability to set up priorities and complete tasks to schedule
Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn and grow within the position
Criminal Record vetting will be required
Some experience working in an office environment would be desirable

3rd level degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business discipline
Part qualified as Accounting Technician / Accountant and willingness to progress with their professional examinations
Advanced Excel knowledge
Terms: Full-time Fixed-term Contract

Ref No: AA/A/0117
Title: Assistant Accountant
Contact name:

To apply: Please email CV and cover letter

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS is Friday 6th January 2017

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