Accounts Assistant

Cheshire, Chester
£20000 - £22000 per annum
24 Jun 2019
24 Jul 2019
Hollie Doran
Contract type
Part time

This opportunity is a fantastic move for an Graduate Accounts Assistant to move in to a busy finance role to develop your skills further. You will support the European financial controller to manage month end accounts for a multi-site manufacturing business. This is an excellent opportunity for you to be exposed to forecasting and budgeting. This business prides themselves on rewarding and progressing their staff.

Client Details

This company are currently a market leader within the specialised manufacturing sector. The business are rapidly growing both naturally and through acquisition, and have a large accountancy function based near Chester. The company are a rewarding winning international success story who pride themselves on their work hard play hard culture.


Reporting directly into the Financial Director this Graduate Accounts Assistant opportunity will include responsibility of allocated locations to perform the following key responsibilities;

  • Preparing monthly management accounts (P&L, Balance Sheets)
  • Controlling general accruals and prepayments
  • Working closely with site managers and regional managers to influence operational activities, controlling costs and maintain controllable processes
  • Production on various daily, weekly and monthly MI reporting
  • Reviewing daily stock process for both procured and manufacturing products to ensure accuracy of COGS and process any corrections
  • Prepare and present slides alongside the site manager at a monthly performance review of sites that you are supporting
  • Forecasting and budgeting - monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Profile

    The successful candidate will require the following:

  • Graduate within in finance with a minimum of 2.1 grade
  • Minimum of 1 year's experience working within an accounts assistant role
  • Manufacturing experience would be advantageous
  • Early stages CIMA active study
  • Excellent Microsoft excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail and numerical skills
  • Job Offer

    This role will offer:

  • Competitive Salary £18,000 -£22,000
  • Fantastic progression and training within a global manufacturing business
  • CIMA Study Support
  • Free car parking
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holidays + 8 days BH
  • Great Location
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