Assistant Accountant

Rossendale, UK
04 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Accountant | Permanent & Full time | £23,000 - £26,000 | Accrington | Staff Discount | Friendly team

Your new company
Your new company is a very well established business on the outskirts of Accrington towards Haslingden, who over the past 40 years have seen exponential amounts of growth. Due to their continued growth, they are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their strong and long serving team of 4 on a permanent and full time basis.

Your new role
Your new role as Assistant Accountant will involve you reporting directly to the Company Accountant, where you will be assisting with the preparation of the monthly management accounts inclusive of accruals and prepayments, whilst posting month end journals, monthly stock journals and reconciling month end margins. You will also be posting the cashbook and nominal transactions, posting inter-company transactions and reconciliation the inter-company account balances. You will be working primarily on Sage 200 but due to the level of stock onsite and high volume transactions, you will be using Excel heavily. This is a full time role, working Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful for this role, you should be AAT qualified or qualified by experience. You will have had exposure to management accounts, specifically with intercompany accounts. In terms of systems, you will have worked with SAGE previously and have advanced IT skills, with a preference of excellent Excel skills inclusive of v-lookups, pivot tables and SUMIFs as you will be dealing with large, complex spreadsheets. You should be an excellent team player, self motivated and proactive whilst demonstrating the ability to learn and develop.

What you'll get in return
In return for this, you will be offered a permanent salary between £23,000 - £26,000 which is dependent on experience. You will also be offered an array of benefits inclusive of 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), company pension scheme, staff discount card, onsite parking and the opportunity to work in a friendly team environment. The accounts team have an extremely high staff retention and rarely recruit, therefore an attractive and stable business and team to join.

What you need to do now
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