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Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:


  • Consultant:

    Hayley Cox

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accounts payable function (processing and payment of ~200 invoices per month)
  • Preparation and processing of month end journals - accruals, prepayments and re-allocation of costs
  • Month end stock reconciliation and cost of sales analysis
  • Assist in the preparation and interrogation of monthly management accounts packs including financial statements, sales and overhead analysis and capital expenditure report
  • Assistance with weekly and monthly payroll processing
  • Control of capital investment approval process including fixed asset register maintenance, depreciation calculation and reconciliation
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis and investigate and resolve any variances
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, product costs and forecasts
  • Quarter end reporting to parent company
  • Key involvement in year end audit process, reporting and provision of information
  • Provide cover for other team members as and when required
  • Any other ad hoc analysis information requests to support the business

Person profile

  • Studying CIMA/ACCA, including part qualified
  • Experience within a similar position within Retail or Wholesale would be desirable but not essential
  • Advanced Excel skills - vlookup / pivot tables
  • Numerate with strong analytical skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, full of initiative and able to work autonomously
  • Team player