Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
£20000 - £25000 per annum
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a £100m turnover group based in Chester to recruit a part qualified Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis.

Client Details

This is a business which can offer you a career through its investment in its people and ensuring that every employee can reach their potential. In this role as Assistant Accountant, the experience and progression you will gain will help you develop into a fully qualified accountant through ongoing training and support for qualifications.


The purpose of the role as Assistant Accountant is to support the Financial Controller in the financial controls and reporting. Key duties will include:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Posting journal entries, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Supporting the annual budget preparation process and monthly forecasts
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register - additions, disposals etc
  • Assist in the preparation of year end audit
  • VAT returns
  • Transactional duties will include sales ledger processing and credit control
  • Bank reconciliations


The successful applicant must:

  • Be studying CIMA / ACCA with experience in a similar role
  • Be able to work within a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong attention to detail and able to communicate across non-finance stakeholders
  • Strong Excel - v look ups, pivots as a minimum requirement
  • Strong analytical skills

Job Offer

  • £20,000-25,000 basic salary
  • Study support covering costs and two days per exam
  • Pension - employer 5% contribution
  • 25 days holiday
  • Excellent opportunities to progress - chance to move into Finance Manager role once qualified
  • Company bonus scheme