Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant – Lichfield – Full-time, Permanent –  £28,000 – £32,000

Are you an adept Assistant Accountant seeking an exciting opportunity within a dynamic SME business? We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join our client’s team in Lichfield. In this role, you’ll be an integral part of a close-knit team, supporting the Finance Manager with various bookkeeping and management account duties.

About the Business: Our client is a well-established SME with a robust customer base and strong backing and investment from their ownership group. Joining this company means being part of a collaborative team where your contributions are valued, all while enjoying the stability and perks of a larger organisation.

About the Role: As an Assistant Accountant, you’ll dive into a diverse range of responsibilities, including managing sales and purchase ledgers, conducting bank reconciliations, preparing VAT returns, generating cashflow reports, and assisting in monthly spend reporting. This role presents an excellent opportunity for growth, allowing you to expand your expertise and take on more senior responsibilities as you gain experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sales and purchase ledger management
  • Bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns preparation
  • Cashflow reporting
  • Support in producing monthly spend reports
  • Credit control

About You: We’re seeking candidates with AAT qualifications or equivalent experience in finance roles. As a member of a small team, you should be ready to hit the ground running with bookkeeping tasks, with supported training available to tackle more complex month-end and management accounting duties. Proficiency in Excel is essential, and experience with SAP is advantageous.

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in transactional finance up to trial balance
  • AAT qualification or equivalent experience
  • Proficient Excel skills
  • SAP experience (desirable)

What’s in it for You? In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer a competitive salary ranging from £28,000 to £32,000, dependent on experience. Additionally, you’ll enjoy 28 days of holiday, an additional Christmas shutdown, and above-market pension contributions. This role is office-based with the convenience of free on-site parking.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your accounting career, apply now to seize this exciting opportunity!

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Lichfield, UK
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Assistant Accountant
£28000 - £32000
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