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Assistant Accountant

Salary £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Location Buxton, Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00042729
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description


Macildowie are working with a client in North Derbyshire to recruit an Assistant Accountant / Assistant Management Accountant / Assistant Finance Manager (depends on the level you are looking for) into their team on a permanent basis.

This fast-paced, growing business are looking to expand the team, hence the need for an extra accountant who will sit as number 2 in this finance function.

This position comes with progression opportunities and study where required.

The ideal candidate will be part-way through their studies, looking for a step up and wanting to start producing management accounts, yet, still want the arm around the shoulder and the mentoring/training. A candidate more qualified or experience will still be considered.


This permanent opportunity as an Assistant Accountant comes with a salary around £18,000 to £25,000 + study support.

Management Accounts
Daily/Monthly/YTD preparation and reporting of production job costings
Carry out analysis of above and investigate variances as required
Weekly Reporting of overtime expenditure versus budget
Preparing monthly accruals/prepayments/journals as required
Reporting of various production overheads to Operations Manager
Provide analysis of cost categories on an adhoc basis as and when required by Group and Senior Managers

Financial Accounts
Maintain and balance Cash Book spreadsheet and input into company's ERP system
Maintain Cash Flow Rolling Forecast
Maintain Fixed Asset Register (and associated files) to ensure agrees to Nominal ledger
Month end procedures and balance sheet reconciliation

Sales and Purchase Ledgers
Provide assistance/holiday cover with other financial disciplines as required including payroll
Daily billing routine for production of Sales Invoices
Prepare Sales Ledger Financing Month End Reconciliation for submission to bank

- AAT student or a CIMA/ACCA student or a university graduate
- Strong Communicator
- Ambitious personality
- Ability to problem solve and spot discrepancies
- Accounting experience on management accounts side or the financial accounts side

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