Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel
Location
Roxburgh, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
1207077722
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant

Assist the Finance Function for the UK manufacturing sites

Client Details

Industry client near Selkirk

Description

Assistant Accountant

Month end close - Working with the Financial Accountant to improve month end close activities in AX Microsoft Dynamics including journal entries, reconciliations and analysis of results prior to final submission

Performance reporting - Ensure clear and accurate financial performance reporting so that the Senior Management Team and Site Operations Teams fully understand the financial performance of the business

Product Margins - Review product Margins on a regular basis, highlighting areas of concern

Stock - Assist with cyclical stock counts to ensure stock is accurately reported & investigation of discrepancies

Scrap Reduction Program Investigate & highlight areas of improvement to reduce waste at both UK Production facilities

Project work - Key role in driving the lean project within Finance & the wider business

Operational finance KPI's - Provision and analysis of Operational finance KPIs and any ad hoc analysis or explanations to ensure maximum site efficiency/cost control

Fixed Assets - Management of the Fixed Asset register in AX Microsoft Dynamics including journal entries, reconciliations and Finance Leases

VAT Reporting - Manage the day to day control of the online VAT reporting & submission ensuring any errors are promptly resolved within the business system

Profile

Assistant Accountant

Professionally part qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent)

Technically strong with management accounts and manufacturing background

Commercial and business awareness

Comprehensive experience in technical accounting aspects of cost accounting

Knowledge and an understanding of best practice internal control systems, processes and procedures

Strong knowledge of IT and information systems, including advance Excel

At least 2 years' experience of working in a financial role within a Manufacturing environment

Experience of working with cross-functions within a business

Experience of delivering information at site level

Job Offer

competitive salary + benefits

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