Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + study support (ACCA/CIMA)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15551OE_1551868254
Contact Name: Olivia Egan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 06, 2019 10:30

Job Description

A new opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join a fast growing SME manufacturing business based on the outskirts of Harrogate, the successful candidate will join a highly skilled and successful finance team and report into the Group Financial Controller.

The role will work in a team of 5, and be responsible for management accounts preparation for one division of the business.

Key Duties for this role will include:

  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Retranslation of Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable foreign currency balances
  • Stock movement calculation and reconciliation
  • Preparation of draft management accounts including variance analysis
  • Invoice generation, analysis and account reconciliation for major online customers
  • Confidential Invoice Discounting reporting and reconciliation
  • Updating cash books
  • Monitoring major account shipments & delivery charges
  • Oversee aged debt and credit control for non-major accounts
  • Credit control for major customer accounts
  • Reconcile UK card sales
  • Quarterly VAT return and EC sales return

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of assisting with management accounts preparation - Essential
  • Be AAT Qualified, ACCA/CIMA part qualified, or qualified by experience - Essential
  • Have a good knowledge of MS Excel - Essential
  • Have previous experience of MS Dynamics - Desirable

The business can offer:

  • ACCA/CIMA study support (if required)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities due to high growth in the business