Assistant Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Deeside
  • £23000-£25000 DOE


I am currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant join a fantastic business based in Deeside. As Assistant Accountant you will support the team across transactional finance, supporting with management accounts and dealing with stakeholders across the business.

Duties & Responsibilities

Developing and implementing robust financial reconciliations and controls across new operational projects

  • To deal with duty, carrying out the correct accounting entries to complete the reconciliation and understand the implications on the margin rec.
  • Improve communication with HMRC & Supplier/Agents
  • To take responsibility for the reconciliation of Imported products – maintaining smooth running of cost changes and making sure costs are all up to date
  • Liaising between the suppliers and the accounts payable department
  • Administration of Margin including Margin expenses, backdated costs, Grey Market reconciliation and Margin adjustments
  • Cross functional working with Supply chain, IT and Corp. Audit
  • Continuous process improvement to improve accuracy, detail and timeliness of reporting & forecasting processes

Ad-hoc financial analysis for Stock & Margin

  • Support commercial decision making through ad hoc financial analysis on retail/store performance
  • Provide insightful analysis to maximise company profitability, which may include product analysis
  • Cost saving consciousness, providing ideas and challenging the business where possible

Preparation of a suite of weekly reports that support decision making by the business; Margin, Depot Stock loss and Grey Market reconciliation


Qualifications & Experience

  • AAT qualified, early stages ACCA/CIMA
  • Professional and confident approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness in a fast-paced manufacturing/FMCG environment
  • Strong Excel skills and systems-savvy



  • A very competitive salary with an excellent benefits package
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Retail discounts
  • Free parking onsite
  • Subsidised restaurant onsite
  • Subsidised Costa onsite
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Charity fundraising events
  • Educational sponsorship
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • Long service awards
  • Reward & recognition
  • Rewards discount / cashback scheme at over 150 retailers. Categories including shopping, electricals, holidays, restaurants, insurance, and more



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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Dan if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07811 594466

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