Assistant Accountant

Salary/Rate:£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Rochdale

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are representing one of our clients, who are based near Rochdale, to appoint an experienced Assistant Finance Manager to join their team. 

This role has arisen as the business is in the process of creating a new support team for finance, so this successful person will report to their new Finance Manager who joined the business recently. 

To be considered you must be comfortable with the month-end process and ideally be ACCA or CIMA Part-Qualified - as the role also includes supervisory duties, if you have managed or supervised before then that would also be a plus!

This opportunity would be brilliant for an eager and driven individual who is eager to build on their skill set, as there's tons of scope for the right person to progress within the business. 

What will you be doing?

  • Financial Reporting
  • Assisting with the monthly management accounts process; accruals, prepayments, journals, fixed assets etc. 
  • Sole responsibility for budgeting, forecasting and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Supervision of one Accounts Assistant
  • Variance analysis
  • Work with all areas of transactional finance as necessary, and support during peak times
  • Assist the Finance Manager as required
  • Provide financial information to senior stakeholders and senior managers when requested

What skills are we looking for?

  • Part-qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Strong experience in management accounts
  • Good Excel skills
  • A strong communicator who is self-motivated and enthusiastic

What’s on offer?

  • Hybrid working - 3/4 days in the office, the rest from home
  • Flexibility with start/ finish times
  • Study support 
  • 25 days holiday + stats
  • Private medical

If you are interested then please contact Chloe Wilford.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: CW/4954Post Date: 03.07.24

Meet Our Recruiter

Chloe Wilford

Chloe Wilford

Associate Director | Part Qualified Finance

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