Assistant Accountant

Howarth Morris Ltd
Wigan, Greater Manchester
£20,000 per annum
12 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Howarth Morris have an exciting Assistant Accountant opportunity for a £multimillion turnover, manufacturing business near Wigan. This a fantastic opportunity for a bright and ambitious CIMA/ACCA studier, who is ready to take the next step in their career. You will be based in a friendly and supportive team, working closely with senior management who are fully committed to progressing you through your studies and your career

Key Responsibilities

- Working closely with finance business partners ensuring all accounts balance by month end
- Ensure all discrepancies are communicated and resolved in a timely fashion
- Maintain fixed asset register
- Balance sheet reconciliations
- Processing of recharge invoices
- Post journals
- Running of intercompany payments for Group
- EC Sales & Intrastat
- UK VAT returns
- Identify system/process improvements
- Provide cover and support rest of the Team as required

Candidate Requirements

- AAT Qualified, CIMA or ACCA Part-qualified
- Excellent knowledge of finance systems and Excel skills (including formulas and data manipulation)
- Good communication skills are a must with the ability to communicate at all levels
- Good time management and team working skills
- Knowledge of VAT rules, especially relating to Intrastat


The environment is approachable, friendly and fast paced and would suit someone possessing a bright and confident manner who embraces that culture. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and the credibility to gain the confidence of the business. You will be highly organised, be comfortable using your own initiative have a keen eye for detail. Furthermore, you will be a team player.

Howarth Morris

Howarth Morris is the North Wests leading Financial & HR Recruitment Consultancy and dedicated to the career management of Part Qualified and Qualified Professionals across ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT, ICM, CIPP and CIPD. Highly commended by CIMA (Recruitment Consultancy of the year 2010 - and Finalists in 2011) we are committed to providing our clients with the best candidates for their business and our candidates with the best opportunities for their career. Visit our website for more information on

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