Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel
Location
Selkirk, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1206860076
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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