Assistant Accountant

  • Permanent
  • Wolverhampton
  • £25000 - £30000 per annum + Hybrid Working + Exceptional Benefits GBP / Year

Alexander Daniels

Job Description

Alexander Daniels are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant on behalf of a large manufacturing organisation based in Wolverhampton on a full-time, permanent basis. Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for preparing monthly accounts, P&L and balance sheet reconciliations and month end.

Key Responsibilities

  • Revenue recognition and bad debt provisioning
  • Intercompany recharging and reconciliation
  • GAAP-compliant treatment of FX
  • Accurate and timely accounting of accruals and pre-payments
  • Review of P&L and Balance Sheet at month-end prior to final submission
  • Respond to management queries and take appropriate actions for month-end close
  • Preparation of timely Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Provide accurate and timely information for external audits and statutory filings
  • Apply accounting policy and ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Ad-hoc analyses
  • Month-end close

The ideal candidate will be AAT qualified with 2-3 years’ experience in a fast-paced finance department and strong Excel skills including pivot tables and VLOOKUPs. You must have an appetite for learning and applying US GAAP, and be a confident communicator able to collaborate internally and cross-functionally to resolve issues and establish efficient, standardised processes. Good systems skills such as Oracle ERP or similar/SAP would be beneficial but not essential.

You will be entitled to hybrid working (2-3 days a week on site), a Company Pension, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, 4 x salary life insurance, comprehensive training and learning opportunities and study support plus various staff discounts and other perks.

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