Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
14 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An all-encompassing and busy role for an experienced finance professional to take responsibility for the finance function of this established and growing FMCG based in Ely as an Assistant Accountant. Within this role the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the transactional elements of the accounts as well as the production of the management accounts.

Client Details

An established FMCG operating from fantastic office space in Ely who present a fast paced and commercial atmosphere which, while challenging, is highly rewarding. Providing the successful applicant with large amounts of responsibility and opportunity to grow their knowledge and skill base they provide a brilliant opportunity for the right applicant.


The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Operating in a stand alone position with the responsibility for the accounts of the business
  • The transactional processing of the purchase ledger
  • Bank, balance sheet and supplier statement reconciliations
  • Assisting with both internal and external audits
  • Running both weekly and monthly payment runs
  • Running the payroll in an accurate and timely manner across the business
  • Producing month end accounts and analysis to be shared with wider teams in the business
  • Regularly liaise with the business directors
  • Assist with the year end processes by producing draft year end accounts


The Assistant Accountant will be:

  • Level 4 AAT qualified
  • Actively pursuing or looking to pursue their CIMA or ACCA
  • Experienced user of SAGE
  • Previous experience operating in a fast paced and commercial environment
  • Confident in communicating with senior members of the business on a regular basis
  • Comfortable working in a stand alone role
  • A driven individual who has a proven record of working on their on initiative

Job Offer

The successful Assistant Accountant will be making a fantastic career step to a role with sole responsibility with an established FMCG operating from Ely based headquarters. The successful applicant will be receiving a highly competitive salary as well as a wide ranging benefits package.

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