Assistant Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 19/11/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06490-0011161580


Robert Half are currently working alongside an investment company based in Swindon to recruit an Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to develop within a global business. The role is a full-time, permanent position and is paying between £26,000 - £30,000 annually.


This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a Financial Control and Monitoring team. In this role you will have a pivotal involvement with the completion and filing of external reporting. You will be supporting the Head of Accounting and key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing and posting journal entries to ensure all transactions are recorded
  • Managing Intercompany accounts
  • Assisting in the preparation of EMEA and APAC legal entities
  • Helping in the preparation of month-end and quarter-end processes
  • Responsibility for preparing external reporting
  • Assisting with accounting projects
  • Assisting with investigations and partaking in problem resolution for any accounting issues that arise
  • Ad-Hoc tasks as and when deemed necessary


The ideal candidate will be progressive and looking to finish their AAT Qualification with the hope of moving on to study ACCA or CIMA in the future. Additionally, they must have previous experience with balance sheet reconciliations, trail balances and cash journals. Strong Excel skills are essential and will include an understanding of VLookups, Sumifs and Pivot Tables.


Our client is a leading investment organisation based in Swindon; they offer a friendly and dynamic working environment. The role allows you to engage with other areas of the business and is an exciting opportunity to work for a global and successful business.

Salary & Benefits

  • Annual salary of £26,000 - £30,000 a year, dependent on experience
  • Study support after probation is passed

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Permanent
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 19/11/2019

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