Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I'm working exclusively with an established manufacturing business on the outskirts of Cardiff to recruit a part qualified accountant on a permanent basis.

Client Details

My client is within the FMCG sector and is going through an exciting period of sustained growth. They are looking for a part qualified ACCA / CIMA studier to join their finance team, reporting directly into the Financial Controller.


As Assistant Accountant you will be required to -

  • Process all raw material purchase invoices and assist with the overflow of expense invoices
  • Complete monthly VAT returns and submit to HMRC
  • Managing a small weekly payroll including RTI submissions
  • Complete any requests from the National Statistics Office
  • Ensure regulatory payments including NI, Pension and DEA's are made to meet deadlines
  • Submit intrastat/EC sales reports monthly to set deadlines
  • Prepare weekly supplier payment runs and monthly expense payments
  • Reconcile supplier statements to the system
  • Credit control for all customers including sending statements monthly, chasing for payments when due and liasing with wider team to resolve queries
  • Assist with credit referencing new customers
  • Responsible for credit card expenses and petty cas
  • Provide cover for the Accounts Assistant to ensure sales invoicing is completed in a timely fashion
  • Review utility bills and renewing electricity contract by comparing rates from various companies
  • Deputise for the FC


To apply for this role you will ideally need to demonstrate 2 years working in a manufactuing / fmcg accounts department, be part qualified ACCA / CIMA and have intermediate excel skills.

Job Offer

The role will pay up to £26k plus study support and offer excellent career prospects