Skip to main content

This Job Post is Now Closed

We recommend checking out the similar jobs or reaching out to the consultant for other opportunites.

Accounts Assistant

Published 22 January 2024
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + study support (AAT, ACCA, CIMA)
Coventry, West Midlands
Job Starts: 22nd January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

The following outstanding role is an excellent opportunity for Accounts Assistants / Finance Assistants to naturally progress into an Assistant Management Accountant role whilst you study:

Position: Finance Assistant / Junior Assistant Management Accountant

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 (with annual salary reviews)

Location: Coventry (CV1) - very accessible from transport routes in Leicester and Birmingham

Term: Full-time, Permanent - 35 hours per week

Team size: 4 within Accounts/Finance

Key benefits: Study support (optional), 25 days holiday + Bank holidays + the option to buy/sell up to 3 days holiday, free on-site parking, discounts to life-style saving websites/apps, free financial advice services, personal training & nutritional advice services and more!

Macildowie are pleased to be partnered exclusively with an adaptable and progressive organisation in the Coventry area to recruit for the following vacancy. We are looking to receive applications from Finance Assistants that want to train to be a Management Accountant/Assistant Accountant over the next year and beyond. We have an excellent mentoring and professional development scheme that will enable you to receive the best 1-2-1 training to secure the next step up in your career. You have the opportunity to be undertaking higher-level responsibilities as soon as 3 months after your start date!


  • Manage the Accounts Payable inbox - coding, processing and reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Credit Card expenditure processing and accurate control of staff expenses
  • Assist the Management Accountant with the preparation of the monthly management accounts packs
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Posting of payments and daily analysis of company accounts and full reconciliations
  • Liaise with external and internal stakeholders at all levels
  • Apply to find out more!


  • At least 2 years within a Transactional Accounts role as either a Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger or general Accounts/Finance Assistant
  • Ideally will currently be studying towards an Accountancy qualification
  • A good understanding of Accounting concepts and principles
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Experience using Sage (not essential)
  • Self-motivated, confident, flexibility when required, and willingness to learn/develop new skills
  • Willingness to come into the office 5 days per week

There are few opportunities on the market like this: the guaranteed progression, excellent benefits, employee well-being focused company, personable team and more. Please apply now if this is the type of opportunity that would suit your next career move.

Please put your home postcode on your CV when applying. Our recruitment tech uses this to make sure your CV is reviewed by the relevant consultant, for the relevant job(s), in the relevant geography.

Macildowie are a recruitment business working on behalf of a client to recruit this role. Your personal data may be forwarded to that client company as part of the application process.

If you would like information on how we will process your data please go to our website ( and view our fair processing notices which are located at the bottom of the page under privacy policies. Within the fair processing notice for Candidates there is guidance on how to amend your contact preferences or exercise your rights relating to personal data. We can't provide direct links as email address and website urls within our job adverts are removed by some of the websites on which we advertise.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

Share this Job

Posted by

Similar Jobs

FP&A Manager in Nottingham

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Credit Controller

Management Accountant (FTC) in North Warwickshire

Finance Assistant