Assistant Accountant

England, Lancashire, Skelmersdale
£20000 - £23000 per annum
15 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Martin Christian
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Page Personnel are working with a business in Skelmersdale to recruit an Assistant Accountant to join their accountancy function.

Client Details

This is a successful global manufacturing business with a great reputation in their market. They now boast a turnover of over £1bn a year, and have won numerous awards for excellence in their industry. They have a very supportive culture and willingness to develop and progress within.


The role of Assistant Accountant is to manage the administration and reconciliation of intercompany balances, fixed assets and VAT returns, as well as intratsta reporting. The key responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of all the business' intercompany accounting activities working closely with stakeholders in the business and ensuring accounts balance within a tight deadline
  • Processing recharge invoices on the purchase ledger
  • Intercompany payments
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and posting journals at month end including accruals and revaluations
  • Managing the fixed asset accounting process, posting depreciation journals, additions and disposals, as well as reconciling at month end
  • Completing UK VAT returns
  • EC sales submissions and intrastat reporting
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Bank reconciliations and cash management


The successful applicant must have the following skills and experience:

  • CIMA/ACCA studier or AAT qualified
  • Knowledge of an ERP system and strong Excel skills
  • Experience covering intercompany reconciliations and fixed asset accounting
  • Self motivated with a desire to learn and progress
  • Strong communication skills

Job Offer

This Assistant Accountant will receive a package which includes:

  • Salary up to £23,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Full study support
  • Opportunities to progress
  • 25 days holiday
  • 37 hour working week with an early finish
  • Free on site parking
  • Pension scheme

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