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Assistant Accountant

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Kingsley Farrington

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    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

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    about 1 month ago

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JOB- Assistant Accountant
LOCATION- Cambourne, Cambridgeshire
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £30,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience

My client offers a variety of engineering solutions within manufacturing and they are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their business on a permanent basis near Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

The Assistant Accountant will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Part Qualified AAT / CIMA or similar
  • 2 years of more of experience working within an accounting role
  • Any experience working for an engineering / manufacturing company would be desirable
  • Be keen to train up further – other qualifications will be offered
  • Be able to work well individually as well as part of a team
  • Be familiar with Foreign Currencies
  • Previous experience working with ERP / Database systems – Epicor experience would be a bonus
  • Have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Be keen to develop with a company long term
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
The Assistant Accountant role will involve:
  • Keeping track of all the financial elements of projects – budgets, costs, estimates and billings to allow the team to see costings and schedules in one place
  • Being involved in monitoring the progress of projects
  • Looking at any variances and approving expenses when needed
  • Ensuring that payments are collected
  • Reporting and tracking transactions as the projects develop
  • Working closely with the Project Management teams to support on the financial data side of things and helping to improve visibility on project costs
  • Helping to prepare Budget plans
  • Preparing cash flow projections for the projects as required
  • Working with the ERP system ensure all data related to accounting and costing is recorded correctly
  • Being involved in PO management, stock reconciliation and helping to improve financial systems and processes
  • Reporting to the Financial Controller
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.