Assistant Accountant

Posted 8 March by Page Personnel Finance Easy Apply

This excellent opportunity has opened up within a globally established transport business, this role will be based with of one of their top customers in Liverpool. This role will require a talented Assistant Accountant to start as soon as possible and commercial manage all weekly and monthly financial reporting for the activity of this busy organisation.

Client Details

This contract position requires a confident and experienced individual to support the role during a busy period of projects and secondments.


This Assistant Accountant will need to have excellent skills in the following areas;

  • Excellent standard of communication, you must be able to actively influence daily business decisions and report on live financial data in person to customers at all levels.
  • To oversee and report on all budgets and forecasts, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Weekly P&L reporting, you must be confident with working with high volumes of data and reporting using various tools on excel and SAP.
  • Balance Sheet management you must be able to manage the entire balance sheet and be up to date with all transactional that relate you your client.
  • This role is a direct support to operations so a commercial ability to recognise and negotiate with suppliers and manage all spend in accordance with budgets.
  • To be able to produce a full set of management accounts.


This Assistant Accountant contract will suit well to a candidate who is highly skilled and experienced in producing accounts for a transport (or similar fast pace) business.

You will ideally be

  • Experience working within an accounting role in finance is essential.
  • Qualified by experience or independently studying accountancy qualifications.
  • Excellent in navigating and working with Microsoft Excel.
  • Available immediately - or before the end of March 2018 to start a new assignment.
  • Confident and passionate about your career in finance.
  • SAP experience would be advantageous

Job Offer

This role will offer

  • Generous salary either day rate or hourly, will equate to approx. 33,000 - 40,000 PA depending on levels of experience.
  • Holidays accrued to equal 25 days + 8 bank holiday.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Flexible working hours (depending on training needs)
  • Free car parking.
  • Easily accessed location based in North Liverpool.
  • Study can be supported with additional time off, support during exams and in house training, when the role goes permanent this can also be financially supported.
  • *Healthcare.
  • *Retail discounts.

Required skills

  • manufacturing
  • assistant accountant
  • finance management
  • varied role

Reference: 34640930

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