Assistant Accountant

Page Personnel Finance
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
12 May 2017
24 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An Assistant Accountant vacancy for an international manufacturing business based near Chester.

Client Details

This business has been awarded many accolades for innovation and being a pioneer within manufacturing for this particular sector. They have consistently grown throughout the last couple of years as demand for their product has increased, and the popularity among various sectors for their product has also increased. Now part of an international group, they boast a strong network of manufacturing sites across the globe to help supply to their customers across the globe.


Reporting to the Financial Controller, your role as Assistant Accountant is to manage the general ledger, support month end reporting and close, as well as overseeing the accounts payable and receivable functions. Key duties will include:

  • Month end close and processing general ledger adjustments
  • Running closing reports for month end
  • Carrying out stock checks
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Supporting internal and external audits
  • Responsible for managing the cash books and foreign currencies
  • Control account reconciliations
  • Supporting the accounts receivable and credit control function
  • Supporting key projects to improve finance controls


The successful applicant must have:

  • Studying towards a recognised finance qualification (CIMA / ACCA or equivalent)
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment would be ideal
  • IT literate with sound working knowledge of Excel
  • Process improvement mindset - willing to participate in projects to help improve controls
  • Looking to work in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Proactive and positive attitude

Job Offer

We will offer the successful applicant for the Assistant Accountant role the following:

  • Salary up to GBP25,000
  • Study support
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme

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