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Assistant Financial Accountant in Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF

The Groom Room at Pets at Home is looking for Apprentice Groomers to join our quickly expending Groom Room business.

Job description

Assistant Financial Accountant - 37.5 hours

Ref: 18572

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


About the Role

As an Assistant Financial Account, you will be preparing and developing balance sheet reconciliations, and journal posting, as well as dealing with internal auditors and external accountants in relation to practice queries. You will need to either be a part qualified accountant or qualified by experience. Advanced Excel skills are essential and knowledge of other MS Office applications. You will need previous exposure working within an accounts environment, and dealing with reconciliations, and journal processing. You will report into the Financial Accountant and work within a team of 8 Financial Accountants/Assistant Financial Accountants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing and developing balance sheet reconciliations and journal postings.
  • Dealing with internal auditor and external accountants in relation to practice queries.
  • Working with the group team to develop processes and to implement ‘best practice’.
  • Implementing internal audit recommendations and supporting the internal audit process.
  • Working with the JVCos on their stock count process and journaling/reconciling balances.
  • Investigating and responding to queries from the Business Partnering team and other internal stakeholders.
  • High level reviews of general ledger balances.
  • Project work e.g. data migration.

About You

  • Part-qualified Accountant / Qualified by experience
  • Advanced Excel skills are essential, and knowledge of other MS Office applications is required
  • Ability to work at pace and have a high level of organisational skills
  • Be able to deliver a high level of customer service
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage strict deadlines
  • Effective communicator at all levels, must be able to communicate financial concepts in a simple and easy to understand manner to non-financial partners and colleagues
  • Team player, able to communicate and work effectively across disciplines
  • Strong service ethos and demonstrates vision and values of the vet group
  • Passion for accuracy and drive for improvement
  • The ability to own tasks to a conclusion

Our diversity and inclusion vision is that everyone is welcome and feels part of our group. If you think you’re a good match to what we are looking for, and you share our belief that together ‘we’re better with pets’, we’d like to hear from you, whatever your background or circumstances

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 12-07-2023

Expiry Date: 01-08-2023

Extra information

Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF
Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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