Assistant Accountant (Full-time or Part-time)

Your new company



Hays Accountancy & Finance are partnering exclusively with a leading and well-established Manufacturing Group in Hereford, Herefordshire to recruit for a dynamic and experienced Assistant Accountant (part-time or full-time) to join their hands-on Finance Team on a permanent basis. A varied accounting position supporting the Finance Manager where you can really add value and progress in the future if wanted. This finance position will offer an CIMA/ACCA study package if applicable. The position will be offered on a remote basis and then hybrid of remote/office working in the future.

Your new role

Your key duties will involve month-end support processes, accruals, prepayments, journals and fixed asset register along with calculating depreciations. Supporting in board pack preparation on Sage, reconciling nominal ledgers, preparing costings sheet, assisting with statement reconciliations and stock/WIP reconciliations. You will prepare weekly cash flows, prepare payments for various companies within the group, prepare VAT, process CIS and subcontractor processes along with sales/purchase ledger support. You will cover transactional finance duties within the team when there are busy periods or holiday support needed, along with being involved in various projects to support process improvement.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this exciting and hands-on Assistant Accountant position you will need experience within a similar role, strong communication skills to build relationships at all levels along with being able to meet time constraint deadlines and manage workloads. It is essential you have an understanding of double entry bookkeeping processes and have a motivated analytical working approach. Ideally you will be experienced in Sage packages with strong MS excel skills (pivots/lookups) with knowledge of CIS or Subcontractor processes. You will be an AAT/CIMA/ACCA studier or qualified by experience. It would be advantageous but not essential if you have worked within the Manufacturing sector previously.

What you'll get in return

This hands-on Assistant Accountant role is offering a salary of £25,000 per annum on a permanent basis, full-time or part-time, dependable on experience based in Hereford, Herefordshire. A varied accounting position where you can really add value working for a leading manufacturing Group. Benefits include on-site parking and study package (if applicable). Remote working currently offered and then a hybrid of remote/office working in the future.