Assistant Accountant

England, Greater Manchester, Salford
11 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017
Elliott Worley
IT/ Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

  • 13 Month FTC - Assistant Accountant
  • Salford
  • Business Services

Client Details

  • An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Accountant has arisen to cover a period of maternity within a growing business services client in Salford. Interviews will be imminent and candidates on a short notice or be immediately available would be advantageous



  • Assist with monthly management accounts; Profit & loss, Balance sheet, KPI's
  • Assisting with month-end journals and supporting schedules e.g. Prepayments, accruals, fixed assets, salary, etc.
  • Assisting with audit preparation with clear and concise working files.
  • Assist with bank reconciliation and resolve any supplier and other payment matters that impact the reconciliation
  • Supplier statement reconciliations with Financial Force as and when statements are received and any missing invoices chased immediately, authorised and processed.
  • Assist with completing regular cash flow forecasts.
  • Assist with preparing and processing information for payroll and through accounts software packages and keep all records required by HMRC.
  • Vat reconciliation and produce quarterly VAT returns
  • Purchase invoices to be allocated, signed off and entered on a timely basis. Any purchase queries to be resolved swiftly by working closely with other departments and suppliers.
  • Assisting with the payment of all suppliers.
  • Ensuring all monthly sales invoices are issued in a timely and accurate manner





  • Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key suppliers
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential.
  • Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems
  • Act with integrity
  • Work as part of a team
  • Ability to complete a variety of related tasks
  • Good attention to detail
  • Confident and highly motivated
  • Excel knowledge
  • Studying towards ACCA/CIMA desirable



Job Offer

  • Competitive salary + benfits
  • Long term fixed contract
  • Established and growing business
  • On site secure parking