Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
REF: 896741
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client, a successful distributor of building and construction products, is seeking an Assistant Accountant to join their rapidly growing organisation following the launch of a new division. This role will be reporting to the Accounts Manager and as you become familiar with the company and its products the role will grow.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Monthly management account preparation
  • Production of profit and loss
  • Transactional accounting
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Fixed asset register
  • Preparation of the Accounts Pack for review
  • Bank reconciliation, posting and balancing
  • Daily bank receipts postings
  • Year budget preparation
  • Year end audit analysis
  • Set up new suppliers on accounting software
  • Reports on debtors and creditors
  • Quarterly VAT return preparation

Skills and experience required:

  • AAT qualified
  • Good working knowledge of Sage Line 50
  • Intermediate / advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (1 hour for lunch) 35 hours per week

Salary and benefits:

  • £25,000 - £30,000 dependent upon experience
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Pension (3% employer / 1% employee)
  • Free car parking
  • Discretionary bonus (company and performance related)