Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
DG Partnership LTD
Location
Thetford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1173751130
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant - Competitive Salary + Benefits - Thetford, Norfolk

The Role

Due to the promotion of the existing jobholder, we have a permanent opportunity for a high calibre Assistant Accountant in this broad and varied role, encompassing all aspects of finance. You will support the Financial Director with preparation, interpretation and analysis of financial information. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing and progressive organisation at an exciting time.

The key responsibilities of an Assistant Accountant include, but are not limited to:
  • Producing reporting of sales, estimated profit and KPIs
  • Producing monthly management accounts and various departmental reporting to include associated reconciliations, journals, analysis, review and commentary
  • Managing company cash flow to include CapEx, HP and lease
  • Overseeing the Payroll, Purchase/Sales Ledger and associated finance functions and seeking to develop and improve these processes, ensuring company and legal compliance at all times
  • Providing support to the Finance Director as required

There are opportunities to be involved with, or own, other financial projects, analysis and reporting.

The Company

Warren Services, based in Thetford, Norfolk, is your manufacturing solution for precision and production engineering for batch runs, short lead time items or rapid prototyping. We take great pride in our customer service; working in partnership with customers, we establish long term relationships and have invested for the future in our people, factory facilities and production equipment.

Our customers supply the global market with theatre and stage equipment, bespoke vehicular equipment, heating and ventilation assemblies, food processing machinery, and many other industries. Our capabilities extend from Dynamic head water jet ® cutting, EDM wire eroding, laser profiling, CNC milling and turning, through fabrication and finishing (shot blasting and paint spraying) to electrical assembly and test. Our inhouse Design Manager can also offer a bespoke design service.

The Benefits

The benefits of being an Assistant Accountant are:
  • Competitive salary (dependent on skills and experience)
  • 28 days holiday (incl. Bank Holidays of which 3 must be taken at the Christmas shutdown)
  • Company pension + sick pay + accident/life insurance (eligible after a qualifying period)

The Person

The key skills and qualities of an Assistant Accountant:
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar finance role; ideally is also AAT qualified
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels through all media
  • Advanced Excel skills, proficient in SAGE Line 50 Accounts and Sage Payroll
  • Organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines, with a high level of accuracy and under own initiative, and able to take ownership of tasks through to resolution
  • Possesses the ability to manage, mentor and guide others
  • A drive to succeed and achieve in every aspect of their work

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

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