Assistant Accountant

22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + DOE + excellent benefits
22 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Liberty Speciality Steels currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join the business, based at our Stocksbridge site in Sheffield.

Working as part of our Reporting & Compliance team, the role involves the provision of general ledger, accounting and compliance services to various areas of the business, ensuring best financial practice is adhered to.

The successful candidate will demonstrate solid accounting knowledge and ability, as well as competency with Microsoft Office packages, particularly with VLookUps and Pivot tables on Microsoft Excel.


The Assistant Accountant will undertake the following duties and responsibilities;

?? Assist in the provision of General Ledger accounting services for central finance in line with required KPIs and service levels.

?? Ensure financial information is provided on a timely basis to allow sufficient time for review by business partners and project leaders whilst maintaining full compliance with reporting deadlines set by Group Reporting and Control.

?? Ownership of several balance sheet accounts in the reconciliation process on the financial ledger system

?? Assistance with year-end statutory reporting requirements as requested

?? Assistance with VAT and EU reporting on the financial system

?? Assistance with financial compliance checks of businesses within the group

?? Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts for management review

?? Assistance with month end system procedures, e.g. ledger opening and closing, mapping scheme/integration transaction, and master data maintenance.

?? Other ad hoc projects relating to the Finance Department as and when required.

?? Develop and maintain effective working relationships with nominated internal and external customers to facilitate achievement of service levels and KPIs.

?? Support Reporting & Compliance section manager in identifying any problem issues within the nominal ledgers for specific businesses and ensure appropriate and timely escalation to facilitate prompt resolution.


?? 35 days holiday

?? Competitive pension scheme

?? Income Protection

?? Life Assurance

?? Access to Advantage and Employee Assistance Programme

GREENSTEEL - Come and be a part of our vision for a brighter future for the UK steel industry. Our mission is to transform steel and related manufacturing into a global technology and product leader through our GREENSTEEL strategy. Integral to this plan is sustainability, which drives what we do by using renewable sources where possible to reduce our carbon footprint.

Liberty Speciality Steels, a division of Liberty Steel, plays a significant part to this plan. We are the largest recycler of Steel in the UK and through using Electric Arc Steelmaking, Vacuum Induction Melting, Mill processing and our dedicated service centres, we are able to produce and supply a variety of high-value precision-engineered products for Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Industrial Engineering, Bar and Narrow Strip

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