Assistant Accountant

Posted 18 July 2022
Salary £34000 - £38000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameLaura Cirillo

Job description

Assistant Accountant

Winchester, hybrid-working - 3 to 4 days WFH, up to £38,000pa plus study support

Wade Macdonald is currently partnering with a highly successful engineering business based in Winchester who are actively looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant. A reputable and well-established name within their industry sector, this impressive and sizeable organisation is on an upwards growth trajectory due to continued success and is consequently looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant to evolve with the role and company.

As the Assistant Accountant, this role will provide accounting support across the business, servicing key contracts through the provision of transactional support through to forecasting and analysis. This is a hybrid role that will offer both a combination of office and home-based working with 1 to 2 days based in their head office in Winchester.

About the role - key responsibilities:

In this role, you will be reporting into the Finance Manager providing accounting support across the business;

  • Cost Allocations

  • Variance Analysis of Standard Costing compared to Actual Costing for Plant, Material, Labour and Fleet

  • Stock Control

  • Analysing Stock for ageing, stock turnover and accuracy of stock counts

  • Weekly Commercial reconciliations.

  • Analysing actual costs and preparing reports.

  • Analysing Overhead costs

  • Preparation Weekly / Monthly Cost transfer journals

  • Reconciling the Balance sheet accounts

  • Working with and covering for the Accountant

  • General cost and financial duties

What you will need to be successful:

  • Part-qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • Ideally but not essential - proven experience of cost accounting

  • Solid knowledge of UK accounting regulations

  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge

How to proceed

If this role is of interest, then please do apply using the link or email

Assistant Accountant

Winchester, hybrid-working, up to £38,000pa plus study support

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.