Senior Accounting Assistant

Pro Rata

Job Description


3 Month Contract – Immediate start

£28,000 to £30,000

Monday to Friday  - Based in Leicester (LE7)

We have an immediate vacancy for a SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT to provide support to the finance team on quality of data and supporting migration to new financial system.

The role of SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT is a 3 month contract offering an immediate start, and paying £28,000 to £30,000 pro rata, working Monday to Friday based in Leicester (LE7).


  • Review and support finance team in ensuring financial information and processes are ready for implementation into new finance system
  • Document new finance processes ready for new finance system
  • Produce and analyse test data for new finance system (QAD financials)
  • Update and maintain balance sheet reconciliations
  • Production of journal entries for review of reconciling balance sheet items
  • Reconcile and review the debtor ledger
  • Bad debt review and write off
  • Reconcile and review the creditor ledger
  • Bank reconciliations and clearing reconciling items
  • Maintain and review the fixed asset register
  • Maintain intercompany matrix and adhere to Group reporting timeframe
  • Adhere to company’s code of business conduct, and comply with all regulatory Company policies and procedures
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Qualifications/Experience Desired:

  • Experience of moving finance systems
  • Effective and professional communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise own workload within set deadlines
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Driven with a can-do attitude
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and financial/operational systems