We are located in Westhoughton, Bolton and we are the UK subsidiary of Krones AG, a major German company internationally recognised as the world leader in the design and manufacture of high-speed equipment for the packaging industry. Continued growth has created opportunities within the Finance team, and we are currently recruiting for an assistant Commercial Accountant for a fixed term contract of 12 months. The Role: Management of the accounting system (accounts receivable: - issuing down payments on contracts, reviewing the billing due list & maintaining the general ledger Support the preparation of business plans and forecasts. Monthly review of the profit and loss accounts and periodic reconciliation of the balance sheet. Processing month end close and assisting with the preparation of the monthly accounts and attending departmental reviews Verifying and reconciling contracts, orders, commission Producing management information - group reporting, subsidiary board pack and ad-hoc reporting Supporting the Sales & Project Team with commercial analysis Intercompany recharges Update the commercial position on contracts on a monthly basis Completing statutory returns for Companies House, HMRC etc. Qualifications and skills : Regular and ad-hoc reporting including business cases / due diligence for growth opportunities and acquisitions. Working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions. The candidate we are looking for : Part qualified or Newly qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA. Be able to demonstrate well-developed planning, processing & organising abilities, a high level of attention to detail and the capacity to work to demanding deadlines Have excellent verbal and written communication skills Have good judgement, excellent commercial awareness and a focus on customer service Be highly analytical, pro-active and commercia What we will offer to you : A newly refurbished office Free Parking 33 Days including Bank Holidays Health Cash Plan Competative Salary Enhanced Pension many more benefits We are looking to fill this vacancy immediatly so please apply as soon as possible.