Assistant Accountant

£19,000 - £22,000

Derby - Permanent

Posted: 2 weeks ago

Ref: D0018791



Assistant Accountant, Derby, Up to £22,000

Are you coming towards the end of your AAT studies and feel like you need a step up in responsibility to enable you to progress your career?

The finance team based in Derby is small, but you’ll gain some really good exposure as the Head of Finance is keen to pass down more responsibility to you as you progress through your exams. If you’re currently stuck in a role that is predominantly transactional focused, this could be a fantastic first move in to management accounts.



  • Support the Head of Finance with the preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Month-end accounting (accruals, prepayments, journal posting)
  • Financial accounting (bank and balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Resolve any purchase invoice queries
  • Investigation of any errors on the reporting systems to ensure data cleanliness and accuracy



  • Latter stages of AAT or early stages of CIMA / ACCA
  • Strong grounding in transactional finance
  • Some previous exposure to month-end accounting beneficial



  • £19,000 to £22,000 depending on experience
  • Study support may be provided for an active studier
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexibility with working hours


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