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Assistant Accountant

Published 02 January 2024
£13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Job Starts: 2nd January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Are you looking for a foot in the door of the finance world? Macildowie have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Assistant Accountant to join a close-knit team at a family-owned haulage company in Northampton. Being a small team, the position will be 5 days in the office. For the right candidate, there may be a temp-perm opportunity.


  • Assist in day-to-day financial tasks, including data entry, processing invoices, and reconciling accounts.
  • Support in the preparation of financial statements and reports.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure accurate and timely financial transactions.
  • Help maintain financial records and ensure compliance with company policies.

Desirable background:

  • A background in finance or accounting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and basic accounting software.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good organisation and communication skills.


  • Enthusiastic and personable with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a small team environment.
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute to the success of the finance department.
  • Adaptability and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


Previous experience in a finance or accounting role is desirable, but we welcome applications from recent graduates or individuals looking to kick-start their career in finance.

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