Assistant Account - FTC

Posted 10 March 2023
Salary £32000 - £35000 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameLiz Major

Job description

Assistant Accountant - FTC - 12 months - Witney, Oxfordshire - £32 000 - £35 000

Our Client:

My client is a manufacturer of safety equipment, based in Witney and is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their busy Team.

The Role:

The Assistant Accountant is a Fixed term role for 12 months. The role is assisting the Management Accountant to deliver management information for the group. The duties include:

  • Prepare accurate reports, budgets, commentaries and financial statements
  • Responsible for International entities, such as closing ledgers, ensuring accuracy of stock, invoices & payments, employee expenses, etc.
  • Margin and costing analysis
  • Provide support/assistance to Management Accountant
  • Purchase Ledger transnational processing (payments, purchase invoices, suppliers statements, new accounts set-up, etc)
  • Working with the accounts team to ensure financial reports are analysed and delivered on time
  • Developing and managing financial systems and policies, and ensuring that they are continuously improved
  • Provide assistance to UK Purchase Ledger (where required)
  • Processing of expenses
  • Process agents commission invoices and prepare for payment
  • Liaise with the bank for transaction investigations
  • Assist with audit preparations

About you:

  • At least 3 years previous experience working in a financial environment (ideally within the manufacturing sector)
  • A background in Treasury is advantageous
  • Part CIMA or ACCA qualification desirable
  • The successful candidate will have experience across the full ERP process. Experience with Sage Enterprise Management (X3)
  • Experience of designing, implementing and managing finance processes and policies
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills demonstrating an ability to identify and react to emerging issues

What You Will Receive In Return:

  • 12 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Competitive salary - £30 000 to £35 000

Assistant Accountant - FTC - 12 months - Witney, Oxfordshire - £32 000 - £35 000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.