Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Accounts Assistant


Reference: JW0092

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £20,000.00

Maximum Salary: £24,000.00

Heyland Recruitment are currently working alongside a leading international services organisation as they look to recruit an ambitious Accounts Assistant into their finance team. As an international and globally recognised leader within their field, this organisation offers an ambitious and driven Assistant Accountant the opportunity to join a business with genuine opportunity to progress and realise their potential.


The Assistant Accountant with be required to assist in all month end procedures including P&L preparation, forecasting, managing & posting of accruals & prepayments and month end and year end reporting and reconciliations will also be a vital part of this role. This is an excellent opportunity to gain the exposure you need to develop your experience alongside your qualifications.




  • Secondary approving invoices for payment
  • Dealing with petty cash claims, cheque requisitions and expenses.
  • Control and maintain several station accruals and prepayments
  • P&L variance analysis with commentary
  • Collate weekly reports from the various stations in preparation for forecasting
  • Data entry of KPI’s into Business/Management Pack
  • Assist with monthly forecasting and budgetary process
  • Assistance to auditors when required
  • Assist with year-end reconciliations
  • Assist in all aspects of investigation and trend analysis when required
  •  Ad-hoc reporting requirements
  • Other duties as assigned





  • AAT qualified or part qualified
  • Ideally 1-3 years’ previous experience of working in a finance department
  • Confident, positive, focused and self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and easy familiarisation with new IT Tools
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to show initiative
  • Ability to work under challenging deadlines, flexible, communicative and ability to work in teams
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Strong customer focus and problem solving skills