Assistant Accountant - LE3

  • Location
    Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Category
    Accountancy - Assistant Accountant
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 36000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

We are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant ideally to start asap to be part of an existing team with parking based in LE3 with parking in brand new state of the art offers, as the Assistant Accountant you have the flexibility of working Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm or 9am - 9pm

As the Assistant Accountant your role is to Support the finance department to meet deadlines and to ensure all transactions are processed in a timely and efficient manner along with supporting and working closely with the accounts assistant to ensure purchase ledger, sales ledger, and cash book are up to date and reconciled.

As the Assistant Accountant your responsibilities will include

Complete the month end processing for review with the plant controller.

Review month end results on day one prior to submission.

Complete the monthly group submission file.

Some of the typical month end activities are accruals, prepayments, concur expenses, foreign currency revaluations and Monthly payroll journal.

Preparation and submission of Blackline reconciliations. These are typically submitted a day after month end results are finalised. Normally on day two or three.

Monitor and review manufacturing variances and to lead the regular review meetings.

Develop and implement reporting requirements. (Monthly / Weekly)

Assist with the office of national statistics returns

Quarterly VAT submission

Any ad hoc duties as and when directed by the plant controller.


To be successful as the Assistant Accountant we are looking for the following

Attention to detail

Efficient and accurate


Good communication skills

Good time management

Good spreadsheet skills.

Payroll experience essential

Ideally a finalist working towards a professional accountancy qualification

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