Assistant Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Oswestry
  • £28000 - £30,000

I am currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant join a fantastic business based in near Oswestry, North Shropshire. As Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for being part of the month end process and driving change to this process to reduce reporting timescales, data analysis and being a key part of project work both for the UK site and on group projects as required.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing accruals / prepayments / fixed asset registers
  • Understanding movement in OPEX accounts
  • UK monthly control account reconciliations
  • Assistance in the preparation of UK’s annual audit and tax packs;
  • Daily reports (such as cash position / Creditors / Debtors)
  • Manage CAPEX register
  • Project work as required
  • Process documentation and improvement
  • Fixed asset audit and tagging
  • Assisting with statutory returns such as ONS
  • Assisting with audit
  • Assisting Group Finance function projects

Qualifications & Experience:

  • AAT qualified, early stages/part-qualified ACCA/CIMA.
  • Able to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Inquisitive with a drive to investigate
  • Ability to work with teams outside the Finance department
  • Experience of preparing management accounts
  • Excellent IT skills and particularly a proficiency in Excel
  • Good communication and personal skills
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail and willingness to complete tasks
  • Adaptable
  • Experience using ERP systems or ability to pick up new IT systems quickly
  • Experience of working in manufacturing sector


  • 37.5 hours, early finish Friday (some hybrid working)
  • 25 days’ holiday plus statutory
  • Long Service Award
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Life Assurance


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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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