Assistant Accountant

25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP28000/annum
14 Jun 2017
06 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant AccountantLocation: RingwoodPosition: Permanent, full timeSalary: GBP25k - GBP28k DOEOur Client is a leading beverage manufacturer specialising in cooking wines and associated products. They are now looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team.The successful candidate will report directly to the Finance Director, and will assist in the review of internal processes with the aim of selecting and championing the implementation of an operating system intended to manage all key functions within the business.In addition, the successful candidate will have the responsibility of performing various accounting duties across the department, working to the objectives of the accounts function.Key responsibilities
* This role has an operational focus, where you will be reviewing processes and systems under the direction of the Finance Director* Identify all dependencies and outputs to gain an insight into the current limitations and opportunities for improvement* Document a requirements specification to meet the future needs of the business. Specifically, this is envisaged to be an ERP system embracing MRP, CRM, Production Planning, Materials Management, etc.* Research and review COTS applications that meet the requirements specification and present recommendations to the Senior Management Team* To assist with the roll out of the new system, training team members and resolving any issues throughout the implementation phase* Provide flexible support with the delivery of all monthly accounting tasks and contribute to the smooth running of the accounts department
* A good working knowledge and previous experience of working in a finance function, ideally in a manufacturing environment* Experience of control accounts, trial balance, chart of accounts, profit and loss and balance sheets* Experience of posting and reconciliation of accounts to bank statements* A high level of IT literacy essential - Excel capability to macro level* Demonstrable experience of developing IT systems, report creation and data manipulation* NVQ/AAT in Accounting essential, diploma or equivalent
This position will suit a logical thinker, who is capable of working independently to research options and solutions from external sources and formulate insights and ideas to be fed back to the SMT. You will be ambitious, and have a dedicated approach to your work.In return, our client can offer a friendly working environment, with opportunities to grow and make the role your own