Assistant Accountant

Gleeson Recruitment Group
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to work for a leading Retail business based in Northampton, this is a permanent opportunity paying circa £25,000 + Study support

This role will be ideal for a Finance graduate, AAT Qual or ACCA/CIMA studiers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone at the early stages of their career looking to develop within market leading organisation providing genuine progression opportunity.


  • Complete VAT returns
  • Cashflow forecasting and analysis
  • Manage the company banking system
  • Build models for reports and other requirements
  • Produce files for KPI and departmental reports
  • Can present information to management/board
  • Process and Analysing overrides and rebate invoices
  • Supporting the Head of Financial Reporting and Accounting in the month end close.
  • Provision of monthly balance sheet reconciliations (capital, petty cash, creditors and stock/WIP controls and validation)
  • Review of monthly journals
  • To carry out other duties that may reasonably be requested of you to ensure the efficient running of the business

Support the Sales Division

  • Reviewing KPI's and improving financial reporting
  • Provide accurate apartment sales values
  • Can produce individual client financial statements
  • Reviewing KPI's and improving financial reporting

the Developments Division

  • Produce information to feed into the DM reports
  • Update Cashflows across all projects
  • Provide high level analysis


AAT Qualified (Studying)

Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA)

Excellent A - Levels

Motivated self-starter

Demonstrable experience of regular financial reporting

Good communication skills; experience of explaining financial metrics to non-financial colleagues

Excellent skills with MS Office, particularly Excel

Experience of working within a finance function in a large organisation.

If this Assistant Accountant role is of interest do not hesitate in applying!

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