Assistant Accountant

Nixon Caunce Associates Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Accountant/ Growing Business/ Standalone Role/ Manchester City Centre

I am working on an excellent opportunity for a part qualified Assistant Accountant. This role will suit somebody who has the relevant experience to support an SME business to manage all accounting processes independently.

I am eager to speak with candidates who have a full understanding of transactional processes up to the completion of month end management accounts for a small yet growing business.

Job Description:

  • End to end accounts payable processes ( processing of invoices, weekly payment runs, statement reconciliations)
  • End to end Sales ledger processes ( generating invoices, allocation of payments)
  • Completion of VAT returns
  • Monthly payroll processing for a small number of employees
  • Cash-book reconciliation
  • Trial Balance
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • Credit Control processes for wholesale customers
  • Cash flow management
  • Stock control and pricing
  • Budget and forecast analysis
  • Supporting accountant with the preparation of year end accounts


  • Be a self starter with the ability to work from own initiative
  • Excellent computerised systems and Excel skills
  • Full understanding of transactional accounting processes
  • Previous experience Supporting with or completing month end management accounts
  • Ideally have experience within the wholesale or retail sector
  • Ideally be working towards a higher professional accounting qualification

If you have the skills and experience detailed above and are seeking a new opportunity such as this one, please contact Rosie at Nixon Caunce Associates on 0161-711-0821 to discuss this vacancy at your earliest convenience or alternatively submit your CV for immediate consideration.