Assistant Accountant

Posted 7 August by Redmill Resourcing
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Our client is currently looking for an Assistant Accountant for an exciting temporary to permanent role.


  • Excellent Annual Salary
  • 31 days holiday (inc 8 public holidays)
  • Pension
  • Life cover
  • BUPA Healthcare cover
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free drinks vending


The role of Assistant Accountant will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:

  • Accurate and timely client billing and recognition of revenue in line with contractual terms, ensuring compliance with the company revenue recognition policies
  • Accurate and timely billing of all third party costs, working closely with AP team to ensure costs are allocated correctly and subsequently billed onto clients
  • Assist in resolving aged debt issues liaising between client & project management ensuring a clean AR position
  • Assisting Shared Service centre with submitting invoices to clients in required formats
  • Assist in annual audit - preparation of reconciliations, liaising with auditors & justification of balance sheet at year end
  • Preparation of financial reporting, to provide accurate monthly/yearly financial reports to present to management - including analysis of revenue v costs to ensure a good contribution margin
  • Assisting AP department in making payments to suppliers & ensuring all outstanding bills are paid in a timely manner
  • Forecasting of cash flow trends to ensure bank does not run into deficit & running payroll for site
  • Undertake ad-hoc work as required and respond effectively to any queries arising


As an Assistant Accountant you will be skilled and/or qualified in the following:

  • Strong IT skills in Excel
  • Part qualified accountant or AAT finalist
  • Minimum 2-3 years overall accounting and finance experience
  • Costing experience ideally relevant to FMCG or manufacturing
  • Experience with a major ERP is required
  • Proactive self-motivated approach
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work to meet timetables and deadlines
  • Results orientated

Should this role be of interest please apply by attaching your most up to date CV. Alternatively, please contact one of our specialist Consultants for a confidential discussion.

Required skills

  • Cash Flow
  • Reconciliation
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Client Billing

Reference: 35359589

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