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Assistant Accountant

Published 16 February 2024
£25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 16th February 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Assistant Accountant / Perm / Up to £32,000 / North Leicester - LE7 / 100% Office Based

Are you looking to thrive in a dynamic environment within a medium-sized engineering firm? Macildowie is excited to present a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to become an integral part of our client's finance team. This is a full-time permanent position, offering the chance to support the Finance Director and contribute to the company's success.

Your Responsibilities:

Managing Purchase Ledger:

  • Handling invoice processing and reconciliation
  • Collaborating with procurement to resolve queries
  • Maintaining supplier records and payment reports

CIS & Subcontractors Support:

  • Verifying subcontractors with HMRC and managing accounts
  • Processing subcontractor invoices and completing CIS returns

Monthly Accounts Tasks:

  • Assisting with depreciation calculations and accruals
  • Reconciling job cost reports and supporting WIP calculation

Sales Ledger Duties:

  • Issuing invoices, managing credit control, and maintaining client records

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Providing support for financial analysis and reporting
  • Assisting with general administrative tasks as needed

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • AAT Level 3 qualification, with a view to progress towards CIMA or ACCA preferred
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in accounting or finance roles
  • Familiarity with CIS procedures is advantageous
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Capacity to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm/5:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

If you're ready to take on a rewarding challenge and grow within a supportive team, apply now!

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