Assistant Accountant, Burton upon Trent

Posted By:Burton upon Trent Branch
Telephone:0121 500 5161

Job Summary

Reference: 062101636
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Burton upon Trent
Salary: 20000 - 22000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/06/2016

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available to join a growing company based in Burton on Trent, I am looking for an Assistant Accountant on a full time, permanent basis. The main purpose of the role will be to assist in the preparation of management accounts and information, to perform Nominal Ledger Reconciliations and accounting duties as instructed and to assist with Working Capital and Cash Flow management.

You will be reporting to the Financial Accountant and will have daily contact with operational management and other members of the finance function.

Objectives and key tasks

Management Information

Assist with production of monthly management accounts with comparisons to budgets and prior year

Assist with preparation of variance analysis and commentary

Assist in the production of the annual budget and periodic forecasting

Assist with provision of management information for review with operational management

Reconcile Balance sheet accounts as instructed

Provide ad hoc reports and analysis as instructed

Statutory and Legal

Assist in the production of supporting schedules for annual statutory accounts

Assist with calculation, reconciliation and payment of VAT and PAYE

Working Capital and Cash Flow management

Assist with Daily Bank reconciliation

Assist with production of forecasts

Assist with capital expenditure administration and collate capex approval forms

Assist with management of fixed asset and leased asset registers

Assist with inventory reconciliations and physical stocktakes

Personal Specification


Educated to GCSE/A Level standard

Competent user of Microsoft Excel and Word


Some experience in an accounting role with medium sized company (over 20m turnover)

Smart and well-presented team player

Good Communications and presentation skills

Clear communicator both face-to-face and on the telephone


AAT qualified (or studying towards completion)

Microsoft Navision or Cam systems experience

1 years experience in an accounting role with medium sized company (over 20m turnover)

Management accounts

In return a starting salary of 20,000 - 22,000 is offered, the site has free on site parking also. To find out more information, please contact Liam Connolly on 01283 512225 or email