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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
REF: AC/66133_1616170072
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

This will be a 12 month fixed term contract working for a great company that will involve assisting with Financial Reporting activities and being responsible for the following key Financial Reporting tasks:

  • Assisting in preparing and maintaining integrity of financial statements
  • Balance sheet reconciliations

The role allows flexability working from home after COVID. Currently remote due to COVID and offers great benefits.

What the role will be doing:

Financial Statements

  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements for the US operating company with support from the Group Accountant
  • Assist in the monthly preparation of financial statements for ATUS including analysis of GP1, GP2 and overheads
  • Assisting in the completion of the programme contribution flash working day one with commentary

Balance Sheets

  • Accountable for balance sheet reconciliations (weekly, monthly, quarterly) and identifying opportunities and risks
  • Reviewing other balance sheet reconciliations prepared by other member of Finance such as bank, payroll.
  • Monthly reporting on fixed assets and capitalised project costs - liaising with FP&A


  • Work closely with the US commercial finance team to provide them with robust financial data to support their business partnering and decision making
  • Supporting payroll with the PSA calculation in the UK and US
  • Work on ad hoc projects to deliver system and process efficiencies and enhancements
  • Working with the Financial Reporting team to develop exception reporting resulting in JD / AX errors being corrected in month

What experience is needed:

  • Qualified or part qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Self-motivated with a keen eye for detail
  • Pro-active and able to use own initiative
  • Ability to communicate across all areas of the business
  • Build and develop relationships with key business stakeholders
  • Flexible team player
  • Positively challenge the status quo
  • Able to work to tight deadlines & within a busy environment

For finer details on the role please contact Amanda Cager - - 07796 302988.

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