An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Finance Graduate with 12 - 18 months relevant experience to join a growing FMCG business in the Lichfield area as an Accounts Assistant. Main Responsibilities as Assistant Accountant: Preparation of Fixed Asset Register - maintenance & reconciliation, monitoring spend - actual v authorised and audit of assets to enable register to move from excel to AX. Balance sheet reconciliations - prepayments / accruals, payroll controls and tax. GRNI - weekly update of tracker and working with the purchase ledger to clear duplicate GRNIs. Assist with VAT / EC reports / Intrastats. Assist with preparation of journals including payroll, accruals, prepayments etc. Support the Purchase Ledger in process improvement. Ad-hoc support in the following areas: expenses, bank reconciliations, bank payments, payroll, preparation of data for group reporting, prep/analysis of data for tax reporting, monthly KPI data, provision of analytical support of account spend as requested and supplier maintenance. Full support and assistance with month end procedures Skills & Experience required: You will ideally: Have experience of an accounting/finance function and exposure to the above responsibilities A proactive approach with a can do attitude is essential Good Excel skills, knowledge of v lookups and pivot tables would be advantageous Salary £18,000 - £22,000 plus study support is on offer for the successful individual along with the opportunity to work in a high-performing and knowledgeable team of Accountants.