Assistant Accountant

Cheshire, Runcorn
£26000 - £30000 per annum
03 Mar 2021
10 Mar 2021
Samantha Hughes
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Page Personnel are working in partnership with a leading organisation based in Runcorn to recruit for an experienced assistant accountant on a temporary basis to support with a busy period in the accountancy team. You will be based in head offices in Runcorn.

Client Details

A global brand, well-known in their industry. They have operations throughout the world and they are an extremely successful and reputable business.


Reporting into the Finance Manager the assistant accountant will have the following duties:

*Support the Operational Controller in the day to day running of the department, keeping informed of any accounts issue that may impact upon the business.

*Intercompany and 3rd Party Vendors payments; scheduling and preparing bacs payment runs

*Employee's payments by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; and monthly payroll for all employees.

*Vendor creation and maintenance to ensure all record are accurate.

*Monthly National Statistics reports

*Supporting the Operation Controller in preparing the quarterly VAT reporting/EC sales and intrastate submission to HRMC.

*Supporting the business in any custom import and export duties.

*Creation and Maintenance of fixed asset.

*Forecasting and budgetary support to the Operation Controller

To manage the month end process, including the following:

*Preparing and maintaining accruals, provision and prepayment for operational expenditure.

*Creation and reconciliation of monthly Intercompany sales invoicing.

*Creating and maintaining month assessment cycle for all shared servicing expenditure.

*Monthly depreciation assessment and maintenance.

*Reporting operation expenditure to the Operational controller UK and submission of accounts into the internal consolidation tool cognos.

*Balance sheet reconciliations.


This Assistant Accountant role will require;

*Degree Educated or experienced by time served

*AAT or equivalent (preferable)

*Part qualified CIMA or equivalent (preferable)

*Strong commercial mind

*Pragmatic in their approach with an aptitude for accuracy and organisational skills

*SAP experience essential

Job Offer

This role will offer;

*Competitive salary

*23 days holiday + BH

*Company pension



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