Assistant Accountant

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + bonus and study support
01 Apr 2021
29 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants a varied opportunity at a friendly, well established and growing business. This is an office based role at the site in Burton-on-Trent, and employees are currently working in the office.

Client Details

Our client is an SME manufacturing business based in Burton-on-Trent, which operates throughout Europe. The business is part of a large Group that operates all over the globe. The business has experienced significant growth over the last c. 5 years, and it is forecasting further growth for 2021. This growth has prompted the business to create a new role of Assistant Accountant, to support the Finance Manager.


As Assistant Accountant you will reporting into the Finance Manager. Your role will be extremely varied and will be a great mix of management accounts, financial accounts and transactional finance. Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

Producing the accounts up to trial balance.
Sales ledger processing including raising sales invoices and credit notes, posting receipts, maintaining customer accounts, and dealing with customer queries.
Purchase ledger processing including recording invoices, dealing with supplier invoice queries, and scheduling bacs payments.
Intercompany invoicing.
General ledger maintenance and posting bank payments.
Processing company credit card transactions and petty cash transactions.
Bank reconciliations.
Month end journal - prepayments and accruals.
Supporting the Finance Manager with the financial month end.
Managing accounts mailing box, ensuring all queries being dealt on timely basis.
Supporting with ad-hoc projects when requiredProfile

To apply for this position you will:

Have a stable record of working in finance
Have experience of producing accounts to trial balance
Have the ability to work independently and as part of a small team.
Ideally have some accounting qualification e.g. AAT Qualified or Part-Qualified, or CIMA/ACCA Part-Qualified, but qualified by experience candidates will also be considered Job Offer

This is a permanent opportunity to join a growing but well established business. In addition to being provided with a varied role, our client is offering:

A salary between GBP25,000 and GBP30,000 dependent upon experience
An annual bonus, which is based upon company and individual performance
Study support for AAT, CIMA or ACCA, if desired
29 days holiday plus statutory days
Life insurance

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