Assistant Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 18/11/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  0010168292


Robert Half Finance and Accounting are working in partnership with an expanding manufacturing business based in Northampton to recruit an assistant accountant to join a hardworking team within the accounts function.


Based at the head office in Northampton, the successful assistant accountant will report directly into the finance manager and will form a pivotal part of the team, ensuring an efficient and functioning finance department.

Particular duties for the assistant accountant will include -

  • Raising Credit Notes for customers for Discounts, Pricing Diffs, Over-riders, Vouchers and Misc items on a timely basis or as per agreements with customers
  • Performing bank reconciliations for all accounts on a timely basis and resolving any discrepancies
  • Performing Purchase Order reconciliations and resolving any discrepancies within the reports
  • Performing BACS payment runs for purchase ledger
  • Raising month end credit notes based on agreed discount rates
  • Performing accounts for subsidiary companies, including full reporting and audit work
  • Prepare intrastat reports for sales and purchase within a specified time limits
  • Assisting in producing reports for the Board as and when required
  • Provide support for other finance staff in improving departmental efficiency and inter-departmental relations


This role will suit an individual that has all-round experience within an accounting function who possesses the ability to communicate well within a team, with stakeholders and with customers.

The Company

The successful assistant accountant will benefit from working for a family run business that is growing rapidly within its specific area of the manufacturing business.

Salary & Benefits

The assistant accountant will earn between £24,000 and £28,000 plus a study support package and company benefits

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