Assistant Accountant

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Study Support
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Assistant Accountant | £30,000 - £35,000 + Study Support | Bolton | PE-backed business | High-calibre team

Axon Moore are delighted to be partnering with a high-growth PE-backed business in Bolton to recruit an Assistant Accountant who is hard-working, driven and keen to succeed. This is a highly sought-after role which is well suited to ambitious Part-Qualified ACCA/CIMA seeking to grow and develop alongside a business as there will be plenty of scope for long-term progression.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Production of the monthly management accounts
  • Reporting actuals against budgets
  • Managing payroll each month for a number of entities
  • Weekly cashflow forecasting and KPI reporting
  • Monitoring control environment (balance sheet reconciliations / system processes)
  • Monthly transactional analysis
  • Management of Fixed Asset schedule and posting depreciation to management accounts
  • Management of prepayments and accruals
  • Raising sales invoices and posting purchase invoices
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Opportunity to lead a number of projects and improvement projects
  • Management of quarterly VAT returns
  • Supplier payments
  • Support with external audit
  • Ad-hoc reporting
Required Experience and Skills:
  • AAT Qualified or Part-Qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and time-keeping skills
  • High attention to detail and able to take ownership of their role
  • Good IT and MS Excel skills
  • Prior exposure to month-ends
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthday/celebration day off
  • Healthcare cashback plan
  • Company pension (4% employer contribution)
  • 5x Life Assurance
“Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Jack Moss at 07432597035, or see our website at”