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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £27000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Sam Jeffrey

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Due to organic growth and following an internal promotion, Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant for a manufacturing organisation based in South Manchester. This would be a fantastic move for an established Assistant (Finance/Transaction) Accountant to join a welcoming, dynamic accounts department. A multimillion t/o listed business, they are looking to recruit a passionate, hardworking individual to report into the Senior Financial Accountant and to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

The main purpose of the role of the Assistant Accountant is to ensure that the Company's cash transactions are efficiently and accurately processed in alignment with procedures and controls, in the wider accounting department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for weekly cash flow forecasts, banking of monies and checking petty cash claims
  • Carry out monthly analysis and post month end journals, whilst assisting in preparation of company-wide budgets
  • Reconciling bank statements and effectively maintain the group of company's cashbooks, positing all relevant transactions into SAP to ensure up to date month end
  • Support Accounts Payable and Receivable functions to ensure accurate postings of transactions
  • Preparing monthly HMRC schedules, making monthly pension contributions with necessary deductions and review rates bills and calculate charges

The ideal Assistant Accountant:

  • Will have similar hands-on finance and transactional in a similar role
  • Have demonstrated previous reconciliation abilities such as banking or cashbooks
  • Ideally have experience of using SAP

The ideal candidate will be accurate with an attention to detail, strong communication and organisation skills. They will be hard working and possess a positive approach to problem solving, be a team player and have the ability to work autonomously. If you or anyone you know has the requisite skills and experience required for this Assistant Accountant then please contact Sam Jeffrey at Sellick Partnership.

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