Company: Japanese manufacturing Company

Vacancy: Assistant Accountant 

Role: Permanent

Location: West Midlands, England

Salary: £29,000 – 43,000 (Depending on your experience)

Hours:  39 hrs a week (Mon- Thurs- 8am to 5.15pm and Friday 8am to 12pm)
This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading manufacturer, who are experiencing exceptional ongoing growth.

Key Tasks:
To assist in the preparation and analysis of management accounting information on a monthly, half yearly, and annual basis
Assist in the production of monthly management accounts to trial balance
Daily management and control of the cashbooks to bank statements
Maintain sales ledger & accounts receivable
Purchase ledger
Fixed asset register
Monthly VAT return
Monthly Intra-stat returns and EU sales list
Reconciliations and Accruals / Prepayments
Variance Analysis
Assist in the preparation of monthly / quarterly / yearly finance pack
Ad hoc work as requested by the Finance Manager

As the Accounts Assistance you will need to:

Professional and Confident
Analytical and Precise
Well Organised and Methodical
Reliable and Flexible

Essential knowledge/experience:
Sage 200
Computer literate
Good Excel knowledge – Minimum pivot table and v look up understanding
Proven experience within a finance function
Have a good understanding of the month end process
Minimum 5 GCSE’s A-C (Including Mathematics and English)
Graduate in Accounting & Finance / AAT Qualified
Part Qualified ACCA / CIMA (Other CCAB Qualifications considered)

Desirable knowledge/experience:

AS400 System
Worked in a similar –sized company
Ability to work accurately under pressure and to predetermined deadlines
Professional attitude
High Attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

Annual Leave: 
31 days (8 bank holidays, plus 23 annual days).  This will rise to an extra 2 annual days holiday after 3 complete holiday years of service and a further one day after 5 complete holiday years of service

Staff Benefits:
Pension Scheme – Contributory pension scheme – auto-enrolled after 3 months service.  Employee pays 5% and the Company pays 3%.
Life Assurance – 4 x annual salary
Cash Healthcare Plan – after 6 months service
Subsidized canteen on site.
Free car parking and bike store
Workwear and PPE provided suitable for the role
Training and career development opportunities for all staff
Access to onsite medical advice
Power Tools staff discount
Perks At Work staff discount membership
Staff bonus scheme related to performance

Tagged as: Accounting/Financial/Insurance


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