Assistant Accountant

£20,000 - £22,000

Beeston - Permanent

Posted: 1 week ago

Ref: D0018989



Are you an Accounts Assistant who is looking for a step up in responsibility to get more exposure to the month-end management accounts? Are you stuck in a transactional role and concerned that you’re not going to get the relevant experience for your CIMA / ACCA exams? If so, this could be the perfect Assistant Accountant role for you…

You’ll be joining a finance team of ten, meaning you’ll be given some really good exposure while still maintaining opportunities to progress. The Financial Controller is keen to appoint an ambitious personality, who wants to learn and progress through CIMA or ACCA.


  • You could be currently working in a transactional role in an SME and looking for a step up in responsibility
  • You’re looking to make your first move out of practice in to industry
  • You’re working in a large corporate environment and looking to get a broader role.



  • Supporting the Management Accountant with the month-end process (accruals, prepayments, journal postings)
  • Supporting the Finance Director with project accounting and analysis
  • Statement and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Cover and support with purchase ledger
  • Support with the preparation of the tax pack
  • Support with cash flow forecasting
  • Payroll and timesheet reporting and analysis



  • Minimum AAT Level 4 / AAT Qualified OR graduate in a numerate subject with 12 months finance experience
  • Strong grounding in transactional finance / experience of posting journals
  • Good Excel skills
  • Desire to study CIMA / ACCA (study support will be provided)



  • £20,000 to £22,000 basic salary depending on experience
  • Full financial study support for AAT / CIMA / ACCA
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 5% matched pension contribution


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