Assistant Accountant

Cheshire, Warrington
£25000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days plus bank holiday, pension
22 May 2019
22 Jun 2019
Christopher Powell
Contract type
Part time

My client is a multi billion pound company in a rapidly expanding industry, they are looking for the missing piece in their large and experienced finance team based in Warrington.

Client Details

My client have grown dramatically over the past 5 years mostly by acquisition , this Assistant Accountant role is the missing piece to the experienced team of 30 finance professionals.

My client are a global market leader and have a fantastic reputation in the UK. The business offer a varied solutions to the many problems that heavy industry faces, focusing on 6 core areas they supply 1000's of services to an ever needy and growing market.

Revenue streams are in excess of £3BN and they currently have over 30,000 employees.


As Assistant Accountant, your main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Maintaining the fixed asset register and capex control

  • Sales reporting - providing sales information to management and other departments

  • Month end reporting, posting journals for sales, debtors, COS,

  • Posting accruals and prepayments

  • External reporting including completion of VAT returns, intrastat and EC sales, as well as monthly, quarterly and annual statistics submission

  • Reviewing internal controls


The successful Assistant Accountant must have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Experience working in a similar role - knowledge of fixed asset, capex control and management accounts would be advantageous

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • SAP (highly desirable)

  • Navision (highly desirable)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Well organised and work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines

Job Offer

We can offer a fantastic package for the successful candidate:

  • Basic salary of £25,000 - £30,000 (negotiable on experience)

  • Pension contribution

  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Fantastic industry experience

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