Assistant Accountant

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Paul Mitchell Associates
£23,000 - £25,000 per annum
01 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client, a successful manufacturing business near Kettering, is looking to recruit an Assistant Accountant on a full-time permanent basis.


  • Raising invoices
  • Raising "invoice only" invoices & maintaining un-posted invoices
  • Raising customer credit notes for customers for discounts, price differentiation, over-riders, vouchers & misc items on a timely basis / as per agreement
  • Performing bank recs for all accounts on a timely basis & resolving discrepancies
  • Performing purchase order reconciliations & resolving discrepancies within reports
  • Performing BACS payment runs for purchase ledger
  • Raising month-end credit notes based on agreed discount rates
  • Performing accounts for subsidiary companies (including full reporting & audit work)
  • Prepare intrastat reports for sales & purchase within a specified time limits
  • Assisting in producing reports for the Board as required,
  • Provide support for other finance staff, improving departmental efficiency & inter-departmental relations
  • Achieving targets for the processing of paperwork & clearing out old paperwork
  • Responding to customer queries
  • Provide holiday cover for other finance staff
  • Adhoc duties as required.
  • Attend briefings & meetings that you are invited to
  • Adhere to the Company health & safety regulations and report to Line Manager or members of Health & Safety Committee anyone seen to be putting themselves or others at risk
  • Raise issues with Line Manager in line with Company procedures
  • Perform all the above duties in line with job description
  • Establish an effective working relationship with other team members / other departments
  • Perform any other duties in line with training & experience as delegated by Line Manager.

About You

  • Sound understanding of the processes required within an ERP environment
  • Previous experience of working to deadlines within finance
  • Ability to liaise with both finance and non-finance personnel
  • Time Management: ability to work on own initiative
  • Good Microsoft skills (Excel / Word) (Desirable)
  • Part qualified working towards a professional accounting qualification. (Desirable)


  • Hours: Full-time, Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm (permanent)
  • Holiday: 29 Days (21 + STAT)
  • Pension, Discounts, Possible Study Support (Distance Learning), Parking

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