Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    Chippenham

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mark Buscombe

  • Contact email:

    mark@cmdrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    01225 805080

  • Job ref:

    BH-7202-2

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-21

  • Startdate:

    2019-01-24

  • Consultant:

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KEY PURPOSE:

Provide assistant to the Financial Controller, to provide financial management and analytical support to the Business Units and provide support in financial forecasting.

Including:

  • Support financial team providing day-to-day assistance as required
  • Assist in monthly and year end management/financial accounts
  • Take control of the Intercompany accounts, including raising invoices, posting FX, reconciliations.
  • Ensure Fixed Assets are recorded in the accounts accurately and are depreciated in accordance with the policies


The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • ACMA trainee (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or AAT qualified with at least 2 years post qualification experience. 
  • Strong organisational abilities, experience of working to tight deadlines and a hands on approach to finance.
  • Advanced Excel including Pivot tables, Look-up functions and similar is essential for all analysis and reporting duties
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, good understanding of financial/management information systems and technically competent with finance and accounting knowledge and skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to adapt to and implement change.