Assistant Accountant

Posted 18 April 2024
Salary £24000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits: AAT Study Support
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Assistant Accountant | £24,000 - £26,000 + AAT Study Support | Bolton | PE-backed business | Long-term progression

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 aspiring chartered accountant seeking long-term progression whilst working alongside their studies towards AAT.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Raising sales invoices and posting purchase invoices
  • Processing supplier payments
  • Assistance with the production of the monthly management accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reporting actuals against budget with comments on variances
  • Monthly transactional analysis
  • Management of fixed asset schedule
  • Prepayments and accruals
  • Management of debtors and creditor ledger
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Frequent bank checks and informing operation team of cash receipts
  • Assistance with reporting and resolving issues with the finance system to support team
  • Working with auditors / providing them with information requests in a timely manner
  • Ad-hoc reporting
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Studying towards AAT
  • Experience working within a finance team
  • 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”