Assistant Accountant (Management / Financial)

Assistant Accountant (Management / Financial)

Job Title: Assistant Accountant (Management / Financial)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £28,000
REF: 896929
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to work with a reputable business with ambitious growth plans.

The successful individual will be part of a dynamic team providing financial support nationally to SME organisations. You will have responsibility for overseeing workloads within the team as well as preparing management and financial accounts and assisting the Finance Manager strategically. This role offers excellent opportunities for progression.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of financial accounting for multiple businesses
  • Preparation of all aspects of Management Accounts, including accruals/prepayments, depreciation posting and provisions
  • Preparation and reconciliation of multiple VAT returns
  • Continuous improvement of finance processes and procedures to a lean philosophy

Skills and experience required:

  • 3+ years experience in an accounting position within industry preparing management and or financial accounts
  • Good working knowledge of Excel (formulas, VLOOKUP)
  • AAT qualified and studying ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience with accounting software, Xero desirable
  • Good working knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Extremely organised and self-motivated, with strong interpersonal skills, able to work in a small team

Salary and benefits:

  • £28,000
  • Study support for the right candidate (set amount per module / time off)
  • On-site car parking
  • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Life assurance x 3
  • Pension