Qualified Assistant Accountant career opportunity, working in the manufacturing and engineering sector based in Gloucestershire. This is a newly created position, working on a full-time basis, Monday to Friday. Offered with an annual salary up to £35,000 plus a highly attractive employee benefits package and performance related bonus scheme.
As the Assistant Accountant, you will be educated to AAT Level (or similar) with a minimum of 5 years generalist accounting skills and experience gained within manufacturing. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will work with a small, experienced accounts team, with a key focus on the preparation of monthly management accounts, accounts payables, ledger management, global invoicing, and foreign currency.
Naturally, as this is a varied position, you will need to work with the wider team to provide additional support when necessary, with credit control, payroll checks, expense management, HMRC submissions and general finance duties. The ability to communicate with key stakeholders and global customers requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills, supported by advanced working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Outlook and Word). In terms of accountancy systems, the internal ERP system is easily taught, coupled with your current experience of SAP and SAGE, will complete the ideal skills required for this position.
As the Assistant Accountant, you will work closely with the Financial Controller to ensure that the wider team maintain high levels of performance in all accounting functions. You will help and assist the wider team where required, offering training and guidance, supporting work streams and scheduling time-lined duties throughout the accounting calendar.
This position offers the next career step for an experienced and qualified Accounts Supervisor/Finance Assistant who is now looking for the next challenge.