Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Permanent
  • Derby
  • £30000 - £35000 per annum + Study Support GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

Job Description

Alexander Daniels are currently recruiting for an Assistant Financial Accountant on behalf of a specialist manufacturing business based in Derby on a full-time, permanent basis. Reporting into a supportive Finance Director and working as part of a collaborative and friendly team, you will provide support and gain exposure to the following tasks:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive 13-week rolling cash-flow forecast
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Oversee tax-related matters, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and collaborate with external tax advisors when necessary
  • Assist in the coordination of external audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register, ensuring accurate recording of assets
  • Post accruals, prepayments, and payroll journals accurately and in a timely manner
  • Bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Post incoming cash to the accounts receivable ledger
  • Facilitate timely and accurate payments to suppliers
  • Undertake any other projects and ad-hoc tasks as required by the Finance Director

The ideal candidate will hold either an AAT qualification or a degree in Accounting & Finance (or related field) with a view to studying towards a professional qualification such as ACCA, ACA, or equivalent. You must have proven experience in a fast-paced finance department, preferably within the manufacturing industry, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as a “roll your sleeves up” mentality.

This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Assistant Accountant to join a great business with a wealth of opportunity to learn and progress within the role. This is an office-based role working 37.5 Hours Monday – Friday with a lunchtime finish on a Friday plus pension and other excellent benefits and full study support.

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